Thermodynamic stability of solid phases in the system Cu–O–Al2O3 by means of the EMF and DSC-TGA techniques

Dmitry Sukhomlinov*, Fiseha Tesfaye, Niko Hellstén, Daniel Lindberg, Pekka Taskinen

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    Abstract

    Thermodynamic properties of solid phases in the Cu–O–Al2O3 system were measured by means of the EMF method with oxygen concentration galvanic cells based on stabilized zirconia solid electrolytes. The standard Gibbs energies of formation of pure copper oxides and copper aluminates from their component oxides were determined. Copper aluminates were also investigated calorimetrically by the DSC-TGA combined techniques. Based on the calorimetric measurements, the enthalpies and temperatures of spinel decomposition and delafossite melting were determined. The obtained results were discussed and compared with the available literature data.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)959-972
    Number of pages14
    JournalJOURNAL OF SOLID STATE ELECTROCHEMISTRY
    Volume22
    Issue number4
    Early online date2016
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Apr 2018
    MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

    Keywords

    • Aluminate
    • Calorimetry
    • Copper
    • Electrochemistry
    • Oxide
    • Thermodynamics

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