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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060315
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
...-resistance alloys, superalloys, refractory metals, low-melting-point metals, reactive metals, precious metals, rare earth metals, and metalloids or semimetals. It also provides a brief summary on special-purpose materials, including uranium, vanadium, magnetic alloys, and thermocouple materials. light...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240003
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
... elemental substances. Those elements that do not display the characteristics of the metallic elements are called nonmetals. However, there are some elements that behave as metals under some circumstances and as nonmetals under different circumstances. These are now called semimetals but have also been...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240303
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
... manganese and bismuth. Resistivity values of metals increase with increasing temperature. The semimetals boron, carbon, silicon, white phosphorus, sulfur, germanium, and tellurium have electrical resistivities that are intermediate between those of metal conductors and nonmetal insulators. Therefore, they...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.pdub.t53420363
EISBN: 978-1-62708-310-2
... under different circumstances. These are now called semimetals, but have also been called metalloids, meaning like metals. The boundaries separating the regions in the periodic table covered by the different classes of elements are not distinct, except that nonmetals never form positive ions. A...