ternary compound


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ternary compound

[′tər·nə·rē ′käm‚pau̇nd]
(chemistry)
A molecule consisting of three different types of atoms; for example, sulfuric acid, H2SO4.
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This paper explores the microstructural evolution of three Pb-free solders; two have a near-eutectic composition in a quaternary system, while a third has a composition along the eutectic valley of a ternary compound.
The intermetallic on the component side is a ternary compound, SnCuNi, with a nickel content in the range of 10-15%.
As a response to this need, a NIST scientist calculated from quantum mechanical principles the electron and hole mobilities for the ternary compound semiconductors AlGaAs.
This quarternary alloy was an improvement on a ternary compound, [Pt.
2] inclusions are unstable in aluminum melts, and form a ternary compound that has a grain refining effect rather than one of pore nucleation.
The system consists of three solid solutions and one stoichiometric ternary compound.
We can tailor the properties of these ternary compounds by tailoring the bandgaps and hence bulging these compounds as significant materials for future progressions within the field of device fabrication like solar cells, X-Ray and gamma-ray detectors, electro-Optical modulators, LEDs, nuclear radiation detectors etc [1-3].