Temperature at which the solid and liquid states of a pure substance can exist in equilibrium. As heat is applied to a solid, its temperature increases until it reaches the melting point. At this temperature, additional heat converts the solid into a liquid without a change in temperature. The melting point of solid water (ice) is 32°F (0°C). Though the melting point of a solid is generally considered to be the same as the freezing point of the corresponding liquid, they may differ because a liquid may freeze into different crystal systems and impurities can lower the freezing point.
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US Patent Issued to Rohm, the Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas on Nov. 26 for "High Melting Point Soldering Layer Alloyed by Transient Liquid Phase and Fabrication Method for the Same, and Semiconductor Device" (Japanese, American Inventors)
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