Properties and Uses of Antimony


David J. Jenkins (Editor)

Series: Chemistry Research and Applications
BISAC: SCI013000

Antimony (Sb) is a semimetallic chemical element which can exist in metallic form or non-metallic form. Antimony has a variety of applications and properties which are described in the five chapters of this book. Chapter One describes the structural and electrochemical properties of Sb and examines its application in rechargeable batteries. Chapter Two provides a complete picture of phase equilibria in the Cu-Sb-S system obtained experimentally by differential thermal analysis and powder X-ray technique. Chapter Three characterizes new layered high-entropy alloys based on antimony and bismuth chalcogenides with tetradymite structure. Chapter Four determines the phase equilibria in the PbTe-Bi2Te3-Sb2Te3 system using differential thermal analysis, X-ray diffraction, and scanning electron microscopy techniques. Lastly, Chapter Five determines the thermodynamic properties of the manganese-antimony tellurides using an electromotive force method.

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Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Antimony and Their Chalcogenides as Anode Material for Secondary Batteries
Khushbu Sharma1, Takayuki Ichikawa1, Manoj Kumar2 and Ankur Jain3,4
1Graduate School of Engineering, Hiroshima University, Japan
2Department of Physics, Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur, India
3Natural Science Centre for Basic Research and Development, Hiroshima University, Japan
4Centre for Renewable Energy and Storage, Suresh Gyan Vihar University, Jaipur, India
Chapter DOI: 10.52305/NQWH2523

Chapter 2. Liquidus Surface and Phase Relations in the Cu-Sb-S System
Leyla F. Mashadiyeva1, Dunya M. Babanly1,2, Albina N. Poladova1, Yusif A. Yusibov3 and Mahammad B. Babanly1
1Institute of Catalysis and Inorganic Chemistry of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Baku, Azerbaijan
2Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University, French -Azerbaijani University (UFAZ), Baku, Azerbaijan
3Ganja State University, Ganja, Azerbaijan
Chapter DOI: 10.52305/OJKB5395

Chapter 3. Layered High-Entropy Alloys Based on Antimony and Bismuth Chalcogenides
Fariz R. Aliyev1, Dunya M. Babanly1,2, Imamaddin R. Amiraslanov3, Asif N. Mammadov2 and Dilgam B. Tagiyev2
Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University, Azerbaijani-French University (UFAZ), Baku, Azerbaijan
2Institute of Catalysis and Inorganic Chemistry of ANAS, Baku, Azerbaijan
3Institute of Physics of ANAS, Baku, Azerbaijan
Chapter DOI: 10.52305/BMLN5323

Chapter 4. New Topological Insulator Phases of Variable Composition in the PbTe-Bi2Te3-Sb2Te3 System
A. I. Aghazade, E. N. Orujlu, S. Z. Imamaliyeva, A. N. Mammadov and M. B. Babanly
Institute of Catalysis and Inorganic Chemistry, ANAS, Baku, Azerbaijan
Chapter DOI: 10.52305/BSII5638

Chapter 5. Thermodynamic Properties of Magnetic Topological Insulator Phases in the Mn-Sb-Te System
E. N. Orujlu1, Y. I. Jafarov2, E. I. Ahmadov2 and M. B. Babanly1,2
1Institute of Catalysis and Inorganic Chemistry, ANAS, Baku, Azerbaijan
2Baku State University, Baku, Azerbaijan
Chapter DOI: 10.52305/QJAK3029


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