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Bi-Cu System

Calculated Phase Diagram

Calculated Bi-Cu Phase Diagram (percent of mass fraction) (75 KB)

Status of the thermodynamic description:

O. Teppo, J. Niemelä and P. Taskinen, Thermochim. Acta 173 (1990) 137-150:
Full thermodynamic assessment.

Additional Assessments:

P. Taskinen and J. Niemelä, Scand. J. Metall. 10 (1981) 195-200
D.J. Chakrabarti and D.E. Laughlin, Bull. Alloy Phase Diagrams 5 (1984) 148-155
J. Niemelä, G. Effenberg, K. Hack and P.J. Spencer, CALPHAD 10 (1986) 77-89
L.-S. Chang, B.B. Straumal, E. Rabkin, W. Gust and F. Sommer, J. Phase Equilibria 18 (1997) 128-135

Calculated Invariant Equilibria

Reaction Phase Mass % Bi Mass % Cu
L   ->   (Bi)   +   (Cu)

270.4 oC

Liquid 99.86 0.14
(Bi) 100 0
(Cu) 0 100

Phases, Crystal Structures and Model Descriptions

Phase Struktur-
Common Names Prototype Spacegroup Model*
Liquid n/a L n/a n/a (Bi,Cu)1
Fcc A1 (Cu) Cu Fm-3m (Bi,Cu)1(Va)1
Rho A7 (Bi) alpha As R-3m (Bi)1

*Major species are printed bold face

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