The Phase Еquilibrium in the HgS–Ga2S3–Bi(Sb)2S3 Systems

  • O.V. Smitiukh Lesya Ukrainka Volyn National University, Lutsk, Ukraine
  • I.I. Petrus’ Lesya Ukrainka Volyn National University, Lutsk, Ukraine
Keywords: phase diagram, solidus, quasi-binary system, liquidus surface projection


Phase equilibria in the quasi-ternary systems HgS–Ga2S3–Bi(Sb)2S were studied by physico-chemical analysis methods on 177 alloys that were synthesized by direct single-temperature method. Phase diagrams of the quasi-binary systems HgS–Bi2S3 and Ga2S3–Bi2S3, six vertical sections (HgGa2S4–HgBi2S4, HgGa2S4–Bi2S3, HgGa6S10–Bi2S3, HgGa6S10–HgBi2S4, HgGa2S4–Sb2S3, and HgS–“GaSbS3”), and liquidus surface projections were investigated. Due to large primary crystallization region of mercury thiogallate, particularly at the HgGa2S4–Bi2S3 and HgGa2S4–HgBi2S4 sections, and low temperature (950-1050 K), the growth of single crystals of mercury thiogallate is possible using solution-melt method.


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SmitiukhO., & Petrus’I. (2023). The Phase Еquilibrium in the HgS–Ga2S3–Bi(Sb)2S3 Systems. Physics and Chemistry of Solid State, 24(3), 467-476.
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