Open Access Repository

Molten salts and their vapours : a thermodynamic and mass spectrometric study.

Downloads

Downloads per month over past year

Hastie, John William (1966) Molten salts and their vapours : a thermodynamic and mass spectrometric study. PhD thesis, University of Tasmania.

[img] PDF (Whole thesis)
whole_HastieJoh...pdf | Request a copy
Full text restricted
Available under University of Tasmania Standard License.

Abstract

Transpiration vapour pressure and mass spectrometric studies indicate the existence of molecules AMC13' where A is Na, K, Rb or Cs, and M is Cd or Pb. The stability of these molecules, as indicated by their thermodynamic properties, is comparable with that of the alkali halide dimers. The thermodynamic properties of the melts in equilibrium with these species are interpreted in terms of complex ion formation. Electron impact studies and molecular orbital calculations of an extended Hückel type, are used to indicate a likely structure for AMC1 as well as for some ions and radicals. Using derived ionization potential and electron affinity data, a theory for the formation of complex molecules, and ions, is proposed. Finally, a comparison of the properties of the liquid and vapour states is made.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Keywords: Fused salts
Copyright Holders: The Author
Copyright Information:

Copyright 1966 the Author - The University is continuing to endeavour to trace the copyright
owner(s) and in the meantime this item has been reproduced here in good faith. We
would be pleased to hear from the copyright owner(s).

Additional Information:

Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Tasmania, 1967

Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2014 02:25
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2016 01:38
Item Statistics: View statistics for this item

Actions (login required)

Item Control Page Item Control Page
TOP