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Title: Thermodynamic properties of the Group 1A elements

Abstract

This review describes thermodynamic properties of condensed phases of the alkali metals, excluding francium for which the amount of information is too limited. The properties considered are: heat capacities from 0 to 1600 K, temperatures and enthalpies of fusion and martensitic transformation in Li and Na; discussion of the Debye temperature and electronic heat capacity coefficient at absolute zero temperature is also included. The paper is the second part of a series. Similar to previous assessment of the IIA group [93ALC/CHA], this paper considers original studies, especially with respect to factors which influence the accuracy and reliability of results. Recommendations derived from such analyses are compared with most advanced previous reviews made at the Institute for High Temperatures (Moscow) [70SHP/YAK], [82GUR] and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (Washington) [85JAN]. The properties of individual elements of the group are compared and suggestions are made for experimental studies which should improve poorly measured quantities. The review is supplemented by an IBM PC database which contains references, assessed data, brief description of studies and has facilities for fitting and plotting of data and for adding new information.

Authors:
;  [1];  [2]
  1. Univ. of Toronto (Canada)
  2. National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (United States)
Publication Date:
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
68473
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Journal of Physical and Chemical Reference Data
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 23; Journal Issue: 3; Other Information: PBD: May-Jun 1994
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
40 CHEMISTRY; ALKALI METALS; THERMODYNAMIC PROPERTIES; LITHIUM; SODIUM; CESIUM; RUBIDIUM; POTASSIUM; SPECIFIC HEAT; FUSION HEAT; FORMATION FREE ENTHALPY

Citation Formats

Alcock, C B, Itkin, V P, and Chase, M W. Thermodynamic properties of the Group 1A elements. United States: N. p., 1994. Web. doi:10.1063/1.555945.
Alcock, C B, Itkin, V P, & Chase, M W. Thermodynamic properties of the Group 1A elements. United States. doi:10.1063/1.555945.
Alcock, C B, Itkin, V P, and Chase, M W. Sun . "Thermodynamic properties of the Group 1A elements". United States. doi:10.1063/1.555945.
@article{osti_68473,
title = {Thermodynamic properties of the Group 1A elements},
author = {Alcock, C B and Itkin, V P and Chase, M W},
abstractNote = {This review describes thermodynamic properties of condensed phases of the alkali metals, excluding francium for which the amount of information is too limited. The properties considered are: heat capacities from 0 to 1600 K, temperatures and enthalpies of fusion and martensitic transformation in Li and Na; discussion of the Debye temperature and electronic heat capacity coefficient at absolute zero temperature is also included. The paper is the second part of a series. Similar to previous assessment of the IIA group [93ALC/CHA], this paper considers original studies, especially with respect to factors which influence the accuracy and reliability of results. Recommendations derived from such analyses are compared with most advanced previous reviews made at the Institute for High Temperatures (Moscow) [70SHP/YAK], [82GUR] and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (Washington) [85JAN]. The properties of individual elements of the group are compared and suggestions are made for experimental studies which should improve poorly measured quantities. The review is supplemented by an IBM PC database which contains references, assessed data, brief description of studies and has facilities for fitting and plotting of data and for adding new information.},
doi = {10.1063/1.555945},
journal = {Journal of Physical and Chemical Reference Data},
number = 3,
volume = 23,
place = {United States},
year = {1994},
month = {5}
}