Journal of Phase Equilibria

, Volume 24, Issue 3, pp 240–248 | Cite as

Thermodynamic reevaluation of the Cu-Zn system by electromotive force measurements in the zinc-rich part

  • N. David
  • J-M. Fiorani
  • M. Vilasi
  • J. Hertz
Basic And Applied Research


In this work, the Cu-Zn system was explored for alloys in the zinc-rich part above 90 at. % zinc between 643 and 843 K by electromotive force measurements. Modeling was then done and was based on the generally well-accepted description of the binary system as in the last assessment proposed by Kowalski and Spencer [1993Kow] taking into account recent thermodynamic data available in literature. The resulting optimized coefficients are in good agreement with experimental observations.


Liquid Copper Molar Gibbs Energy Regular Solution Model Binary Liquid Alloy Electromotive Force Measurement 
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  • N. David
    • 1
  • J-M. Fiorani
    • 1
  • M. Vilasi
    • 1
  • J. Hertz
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Chimie du Solide Minéral UMR 7555 Université Henri Poincaré Nancy-I 54506 Vandoeuvre-Lès-NancyFrance

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