Activity measurement of indium in liquid In-Sb-Ag and In-Sb-Te alloys by Emf method with zirconia solid electrolyte

S. Itabashi, Katsunori Yamaguchi, K. Kameda

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Emf of galvanic cells with zirconia solid electrolyte was measured to determine the activity of indium in the liquid In-Sb-Ag and In-Sb-Te systems in temperature ranges from 970 to 1280 K for the In-Sb-Ag system and for the In-Sb-Te from 870 to 1260 K. The following cells were used: Pt/Ni, NiO|ZrO2 (+ CaO) | In-Sb-Ag, In2O3/Re/Pt, Pt/Ni, NiO | ZrO2 (+ CaO) | In-Sb-Te, In2O3/Re/Pt. The isoactivity curves in the liquid In-Sb-Ag and In-Sb-Te systems at 1100 K were derived from combining the activity data of the In-Sb, In-Ag and In-Te binary alloys. The shape of isoactivity curves in the liquid In-Sb-Ag exhibits a slight bend to the Sb-Ag binary side, and those of the liquid In-Sb-Te gather from the whole composition range of the In-Sb binary alloy to the intermediate composition of the In-Te system.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)888-892
Number of pages5
JournalNippon Kinzoku Gakkaishi/Journal of the Japan Institute of Metals
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes



  • Activity
  • Electromotive force
  • Indium-antimony-silver alloy
  • Indium-antimony-tellurium alloy
  • Solid electrolyte
  • Thermodynamics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Metals and Alloys

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