Table 1

Materials properties of platinum and palladium.

Materials properties

Platinum

Palladium


Tm,(K) [40]

2,041.5

1,828


ΔHm,(kJ/mol) [40]

22

17


ΔHsub, ∞ (kJ/mol) [41]

565

377


γl (J/m2)[40]

1.866

1.470


γs (J/m2) [13]

2.482

2.027


Guisbiers et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:396   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-6-396

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