Powder Metallurgy and Metal Ceramics

, Volume 46, Issue 9–10, pp 478–482 | Cite as

High-temperature thermodynamic characteristics of Ho5Ge3

  • N. P. Gorbachuk
  • V. R. Sidorko
  • L. M. Kulikov
  • I. M. Obushenko
  • S. N. Kirienko


The enthalpy of Ho5Ge3 is measured by drop calorimetry between 463 and 2314 K for the first time. The temperature dependences of enthalpy, heat capacity, entropy, and Gibbs free energy are plotted and, enthalpy and entropy of melting are calculated.


thermodynamics enthalpy heat capacity entropy Gibbs free energy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. P. Gorbachuk
    • 1
  • V. R. Sidorko
    • 1
  • L. M. Kulikov
    • 1
  • I. M. Obushenko
    • 1
  • S. N. Kirienko
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Problems of Materials ScienceNational Academy of Sciences of UkraineKiev

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