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Title: The thermodynamics of solid-solid interfaces in systems of fixed mass
Authors: Fletcher, Stephen
Keywords: Thermodynamics of interfaces
Maxwell relations
Gibbs dividing surface
Solid-solid phase transformations
Surface energy
Surface tension
Pressure dependence
Issue Date: 2005
Publisher: © CSIRO Publishing
Citation: FLETCHER, S., 2005. The thermodynamics of solid-solid interfaces in systems of fixed mass. Australian Journal of Chemistry, 58 (4), pp.302-305.
Abstract: The textbook approach to interfacial excess quantities, due to Gibbs, is valid only at fixed volume. In the present work we develop an alternative approach to interfacial excess quantities, valid at fixed mass. For solid-solid interfaces this has several advantages over the Gibbs treatment such as (a) non-zero interfacial excess volumes appear naturally in the treatment, (b) analogues of the bulk phase Maxwell relations are readily obtained, and (c) formulae for the pressure dependence and temperature dependence of the interfacial tension are derived in a transparent way.
Description: This article was accepted for publication in the Australian Journal of Chemistry [© CSIRO Publishing] and the definitive version is available at: http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/CH05039.htm
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1071/CH05039
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/6061
ISSN: 0004-9425
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