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Carbon tetrabromide

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Phase change data

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Data compilation copyright by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on behalf of the U.S.A. All rights reserved.

Data compiled as indicated in comments:
TRC - Thermodynamics Research Center, NIST Boulder Laboratories, Kenneth Kroenlein director
AC - William E. Acree, Jr., James S. Chickos
ALS - Hussein Y. Afeefy, Joel F. Liebman, and Stephen E. Stein
CAL - James S. Chickos, William E. Acree, Jr., Joel F. Liebman, Students of Chem 202 (Introduction to the Literature of Chemistry), University of Missouri -- St. Louis
DH - Eugene S. Domalski and Elizabeth D. Hearing

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Tfus367.6KN/ASilver and Rudman, 1970Crystal phase 1 phase; Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 1. K; TRC
Tfus365.KN/ASharpe and Walker, 1962Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.5 K; TRC
Tfus364.05KN/AVanderwerf, Davidson, et al., 1948Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.4 K; TRC
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltasub54.5 ± 0.7kJ/molCBickerton, Minas Da Piedade, et al., 1984ALS

Enthalpy of vaporization

DeltavapH (kJ/mol) Temperature (K) Method Reference Comment
48.2384.AStephenson and Malanowski, 1987Based on data from 369. - 463. K. See also Stull, 1947.; AC
48.3390.N/AKudchadker, Kudchadker, et al., 1979Based on data from 375. - 463. K.; AC

Antoine Equation Parameters

log10(P) = A − (B / (T + C))
    P = vapor pressure (bar)
    T = temperature (K)

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Temperature (K) A B C Reference Comment
369.5 - 462.73.40031152.616-123.007Stull, 1947Coefficents calculated by NIST from author's data.

Enthalpy of fusion

DeltafusH (kJ/mol) Temperature (K) Reference Comment
3.95363.2Domalski and Hearing, 1996AC

Entropy of fusion

DeltafusS (J/mol*K) Temperature (K) Reference Comment
18.58320.Domalski and Hearing, 1996CAL

Enthalpy of phase transition

DeltaHtrs (kJ/mol) Temperature (K) Initial Phase Final Phase Reference Comment
6.669320.0crystaline, IIcrystaline, IMarshall, Staveley, et al., 1956DH
5.941320.0crystaline, IIcrystaline, IFrederick and Hildebrand, 1939DH
3.954363.2crystaline, IliquidFrederick and Hildebrand, 1939DH

Entropy of phase transition

DeltaStrs (J/mol*K) Temperature (K) Initial Phase Final Phase Reference Comment
20.84320.0crystaline, IIcrystaline, IMarshall, Staveley, et al., 1956DH
18.57320.0crystaline, IIcrystaline, IFrederick and Hildebrand, 1939DH
10.89363.2crystaline, IliquidFrederick and Hildebrand, 1939DH

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Silver and Rudman, 1970
Silver, L.; Rudman, R., Polymorphism of the Crystalline Methylchloromethane Compounds. A Differential Scanning Calorimetric Study, J. Phys. Chem., 1970, 74, 3134-9. [all data]

Sharpe and Walker, 1962
Sharpe, A.N.; Walker, S., Molecular interaction: polarisation studies of mixtures of pyridine with polyhalogenated hydrocarbons, J. Chem. Soc., 1962, 1962, 157. [all data]

Vanderwerf, Davidson, et al., 1948
Vanderwerf, C.A.; Davidson, A.W.; Michaelis, C.I., Compound Formation Betwee 2,6-Lutidine and Polyhalogenated Methanes, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1948, 70, 908. [all data]

Bickerton, Minas Da Piedade, et al., 1984
Bickerton, J.; Minas Da Piedade, M.E.; Pilcher, G., Enthalpy of formation of tetrabromomethane by rotating-bomb calorimetry, J. Chem. Thermodyn., 1984, 16, 661-668. [all data]

Stephenson and Malanowski, 1987
Stephenson, Richard M.; Malanowski, Stanislaw, Handbook of the Thermodynamics of Organic Compounds, 1987, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-3173-2 . [all data]

Stull, 1947
Stull, Daniel R., Vapor Pressure of Pure Substances. Organic and Inorganic Compounds, Ind. Eng. Chem., 1947, 39, 4, 517-540, https://doi.org/10.1021/ie50448a022 . [all data]

Kudchadker, Kudchadker, et al., 1979
Kudchadker, A.P.; Kudchadker, S.A.; Shukla, R.P.; Patnaik, P.R., Vapor pressures and boiling points of selected halomethanes, J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data, 1979, 8, 2, 499, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.555600 . [all data]

Domalski and Hearing, 1996
Domalski, Eugene S.; Hearing, Elizabeth D., Heat Capacities and Entropies of Organic Compounds in the Condensed Phase. Volume III, J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data, 1996, 25, 1, 1, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.555985 . [all data]

Marshall, Staveley, et al., 1956
Marshall, J.G.; Staveley, L.A.K.; Hart, K.R., A thermodynamic investigation of the transitions in carbon tetrabromide and ammonium chloride, Trans. Faraday Soc., 1956, 52, 19-31. [all data]

Frederick and Hildebrand, 1939
Frederick, K.J.; Hildebrand, J.H., Specific heats and heats of fusion and transition of carbon tetrabromide, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1939, 61, 1555-1558. [all data]


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