Physico-Chemical Analysis of Molten Electrolytes
- Vladimir Danek †, Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
The physico-chemical properties such as phase equilibria, density (molar volume), enthalpy (calorimetry), surface tension, vapor pressure, electrical conductivity, viscosity, etc. are the most important parameters of electrolytes needed for technological use. For each property the theoretical background, experimental techniques, as well as examples of the latest knowledge and the processing of most important salt systems will be given.
The aim of Physico-Chemical Analysis of Molten Electrolytes is not only to present the state of the art on different properties of molten salts systems and their measurement, but also to present the possibilities of modeling molten salt systems, to be able to forecast the properties of an electrolyte mixture from the properties of the pure components in order to avoid experimentally demanding, and in most cases also expensive measurements.
This book fills a substantial gap in this field of science. Also documententing the latest research in molten salts chemistry and brings new results and new insights into the study of molten salts systems using the results of X-ray diffraction and XAFS methods, Raman spectroscopy, and NMR measurements.
For students, teachers, scientists, research institutes, and those working in the field of molten salts chemistry
- Published: July 2006
- Imprint: ELSEVIER
- ISBN: 978-0-444-52116-3
Table of Contents1. Introduction
2. Main features of molten salt systems
3. Phase equilibria
6. Surface tension
7. Vapor pressure
8. Electrical conductivity
10. Direct methods of investigation
11. Complex physico-chemical analysis