Influence of Low Nickel Contents on the Surface Tension and Density of Nickel–Indium Melts

  • S. I. Mudryi Ivan Franko National University of L’viv
  • M. A. Lytvyn Ivan Franko National University of L’viv
Keywords: density, surface tension, Ni–In molten alloys, cluster structure

Abstract

The density and the surface tension coefficient of nickel–indium melts with low Ni contents ranging from 0 to 15 at.% have been studied, by using the sessile drop method. Analytic expressions are derived for the temperature dependences of the density and the surface tension coefficient of a melt. Anomalies in the concentration dependences of the density and the surface tension coefficient are revealed. They are supposed to be caused by structural inhomogeneities both near the melt surface and in the melt bulk.

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Published
2018-12-16
How to Cite
Mudryi, S., & Lytvyn, M. (2018). Influence of Low Nickel Contents on the Surface Tension and Density of Nickel–Indium Melts. Ukrainian Journal of Physics, 62(2), 118. https://doi.org/10.15407/ujpe62.02.0118
Section
Soft matter

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