Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry

, Volume 23, Issue 1, pp 307–314 | Cite as

Determination of the thermodynamic properties of the Li2CaThF8 in Li-Ca-Th-F system by the solid-state electrochemical cell method

  • Sumanta MukherjeeEmail author
  • Smruti Dash
Original Paper


In the present paper, we have reported the standard molar Gibbs energy of formation for Li2CaThF8(s) measured by solid electrolyte galvanic cell technique with CaF2 as solid electrolyte. The heat capacity, Cp, of the compound has been measured using the differential scanning calorimetric technique. Based on the experimentally obtained thermodynamic parameters, thermodynamic functions for Li2CaThF8(s) have been generated.


Li2CaThF8(s) E.m.f. method Gibbs energy Heat capacity Phase diagram Thermodynamic function 



The authors are thankful to Dr. S. Kannan, Head, Fuel Chemistry Division, for his constant support and encouragement. The authors are also thankful to Shri Buddhadev Kanrar and Shri. Muhammed Shafeeq for performing the X-ray diffraction analysis.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Fuel Chemistry Division, Bhabha Atomic Research CentreHomi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI)MumbaiIndia

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