Influence of Antimony on Structure and Physical Properties of Molten Tin
Andriy Yakymovych, Stepan Mudry, Yuriy Plevachuk, Vasil Sklyarchuk, Valeri Sidorov
Andriy Yakymovych (firstname.lastname@example.org)
liquid alloys, Sb-Sn, viscosity, X-ray dif- fraction, antimony (Sb), tin (Sn)
Issue: Xjenza Online Vol. 4 Iss. 1 - July 2016
Structure of liquid Sb-Sn alloys were stud- ied by means of viscosity measurements and X-ray dif- fraction. Structural factors and pair correlation func- tions were analysed and interpreted using the random atomic distribution model. The features of temperat- ure dependence of the viscosity coefficient were analysed taking into account X-ray diraction patterns. The res- ults allow us to conclude that Sb atoms substitute for Sn atoms, forming a typical atomic solution, which reveals chemical and topological short-range order. Moreover, certain atoms form Sb- and Sn-based SbnSnm associates and self-associates.