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Indium Acetylacetonate

CAS 14405-45-9

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Formula CAS No. PubChem CID MDL No. EC No IUPAC Name SMILES
In(C5H7O2)3 14405-45-9 16687813 MFCD00013494 238-378-6 (z)-4-bis[(z)-1-methyl-

PROPERTIES Compound Formula Mol. Wt. Appearance Melting
Density Exact Mass Monoisotopic Mass Charge MSDS
C15H21InO6 412.15 White to light yellow powder 187-189 °C N/A N/A 412.037691 412.037691 0 Safety Data Sheet

Acetylaceton Formula Diagram (C5H8O2)Indium Acetylacetonate is a Indium source that is soluble in organic solvents as an organometallic compound (also known as metalorganic, organo-inorganic and metallo-organic Acetylacetonate Packaging, Lab Quantitycompounds). The high purity acetylacetonate anion complexes by bonding each oxygen atom to the metallic cation to form a chelate ring; because of this property, acetylacetonates are commonly used in various catalysts and catalytic reagents for organic synthesis, including the fabrication of various shapes of carbon nanostructures (as demonstrated by a 2013 experiment by researchers at the Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research Dresden) via the use of chemical vapor deposition (CVD) and laser evaporation techniques. It is generally immediately available in most volumes. Ultra high purity and high purity forms may be considered. Indium Acetylacetonate is one of numerous organo-metallic compounds (also known as metalorganic, organo-inorganic and metallo-organic compounds) sold by American Elements under the tradename AE Organo-Metallics™ for uses requiring non-aqueous solubility such as recent solar energy and water treatment applications. Similar results can sometimes also be achieved with Nanoparticles and by thin film deposition. Note American Elements additionally supplies many materials as solutions. The numerous commercial applications for Indium include making bearing alloys, germanium transistors, rectifiers, and photoconductors. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia)and follows applicable ASTM testing standards.Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.

Indium (In) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolIndium (atomic symbol: In, atomic number: 49) is a Block P, Group 13, Period 5 element with an atomic weight of 114.818. The number of electrons in each of indium's shells is [2, 8, 18, 18, 3] and its electron configuration is [Kr] 4d10 5s2 5p1. The indium atom has a radius of 162.6 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 193 pm. Indium was discovered by Ferdinand Reich and Hieronymous Theodor Richter in 1863. Indium Bohr Model It is a relatively rare, extremely soft metal is a lustrous silvery Elemental Indium gray and is both malleable and easily fusible. It has similar chemical properties to gallium such as a low melting point and the ability to wet glass. Fields such as optics and microelectronics that utilize semiconductor technology have wide uses for indium, especially in the form of Indiun Tin Oxide (ITO). Thin films of Copper Indium Gallium Selenide (CIGS) are used in high-performing solar cells. Indium's name is derived from the Latin word indicum, meaning violet. For more information on indium, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of indium products, visit the Indium element page.

Material Safety Data Sheet MSDS
Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements H302-H312-H315-H319-H332-H335-H351
Hazard Codes Xn
Risk Codes 20/21/22-36/37/38-40
Safety Precautions 26-36
RTECS Number NL2025000
Transport Information N/A
WGK Germany 3
Globally Harmonized System of
Classification and Labelling (GHS)
Exclamation Mark-Acute Toxicity Health Hazard      

Indium(III) acetylacetonate; 2,4-Pentanedione indium(III) derivative; In(acac)3; Indium(III) 2,4-pentanedionate; Indium tris[(2Z)-4-oxopent-2-en-2-olate]; (z)-4-bis[(z)-1-methyl-3-oxobut-1-enoxy]indiganyloxypent-3-en-2-one

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Recent Research & Development for Indium

  • The Structure and Properties of Amorphous Indium Oxide. Buchholz DB, Ma Q, Alducin D, Ponce A, Jose-Yacaman M, Khanal R, Medvedeva JE, Chang RP. Chem Mater. 2014 Sep 23
  • Synthesis of silicon-germanium axial nanowire heterostructures in a solvent vapor growth system using indium and tin catalysts. Mullane E, Geaney H, Ryan KM. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2015 Feb 25
  • Iron- and Indium-Catalyzed Reactions toward Nitrogen- and Oxygen-Containing Saturated Heterocycles. Cornil J, Gonnard L, Bensoussan C, Serra-Muns A, Gnamm C, Commandeur C, Commandeur M, Reymond S, Guérinot A, Cossy J. Acc Chem Res. 2015 Feb 12.
  • Yb7Ni4InGe12: a quaternary compound having mixed valent Yb atoms grown from indium flux. Subbarao U, Jana R, Chondroudi M, Balasubramanian M, Kanatzidis MG, Peter SC. Dalton Trans. 2015 Mar 10
  • An indium tin oxide-free polymer solar cell on flexible glass. Formica N, Mantilla-Perez P, Ghosh DS, Janner D, Chen TL, Huang M, Garner S, Martorell J, Pruneri V. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2015 Mar 4
  • The effect of steric changes on the isoselectivity of dinuclear indium catalysts for lactide polymerization. Osten KM, Aluthge DC, Mehrkhodavandi P. Dalton Trans. 2015 Mar 2.
  • Highly scalable, uniform, and sensitive biosensors based on top-down indium oxide nanoribbons and electronic enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. Aroonyadet N, Wang X, Song Y, Chen H, Cote RJ, Thompson ME, Datar RH, Zhou C. Nano Lett. 2015 Mar 11
  • Indium-catalyzed, novel route to β,β-disubstituted indanones via tandem Nakamura addition-hydroarylation-decarboxylation sequence. Rajesh N, Prajapati D. Chem Commun (Camb). 2015 Feb 10
  • Indium oxide (In2O 3) nanoparticles induce progressive lung injury distinct from lung injuries by copper oxide (CuO) and nickel oxide (NiO) nanoparticles. Jeong J, Kim J, Seok SH, Cho WS. Arch Toxicol. 2015 Mar 3.
  • The effects of post-processing on the surface and the optical properties of copper indium sulfide quantum dots. Akdas T, Distaso M, Kuhri S, Winter B, Birajdar B, Spiecker E, Guldi DM, Peukert W. J Colloid Interface Sci. 2015 May 1
  • Indium(III)-Catalyzed Knoevenagel Condensation of Aldehydes and Activated Methylenes Using Acetic Anhydride as a Promoter. Ogiwara Y, Takahashi K, Kitazawa T, Sakai N. J Org Chem. 2015 Feb 26.
  • Mechanically Sintered Gallium-Indium Nanoparticles. Boley JW, White EL, Kramer RK. Adv Mater. 2015 Feb 27.
  • Synthesis, characterization and optical properties of ligand-protected indium nanoparticles. George A, Choudhary HK, Satpati B, Mandal S. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2015 Mar 4
  • Indium triflate-catalyzed stereoselective tandem intramolecular conjugate addition of secondary amines to α,β-bisenones. Thirupathaiah B, Seo S. Chem Commun (Camb). 2015 Feb 24
  • Synthesis, characterization and investigation of the photophysical and photochemical properties of highly soluble novel metal-free, zinc(ii), and indium(iii) phthalocyanines substituted with 2,3,6-trimethylphenoxy moieties. Gürel E, Pi?kin M, Altun S, Odaba? Z, Durmu? M. Dalton Trans. 2015 Mar 4.
  • Nanoscale Optical Properties of Indium Gallium Nitride/Gallium Nitride Nanodisk-in-Rod Heterostructures. Zhou X, Lu MY, Lu YJ, Jones EJ, Gwo S, Grade?ak S. ACS Nano. 2015 Feb 12.
  • Transient Characteristics for Proton Gating in Laterally Coupled Indium-Zinc-Oxide Transistors. Liu N, Zhu LQ, Xiao H, Wan CJ, Liu YH, Chao JY. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2015 Mar 12.
  • Influence of Source and Drain Contacts on the Properties of Indium-Gallium-Zinc-Oxide Thin-Film Transistors based on Amorphous Carbon Nanofilm as Barrier Layer. Luo D, Xu H, Zhao M, Li M, Xu M, Zou J, Tao H, Wang L, Peng J. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2015 Feb 18
  • Clinical utility of indium 111-labeled white blood cell scintigraphy for evaluation of suspected infection. Lewis SS, Cox GM, Stout JE. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2014 Sep 17
  • Tissue distribution of indium after repeated intratracheal instillations of indium-tin oxide into the lungs of hamsters. Tanaka A, Hirata M, Matsumura N, Kiyohara Y. J Occup Health. 2015 Jan 10.

Recent Research & Development for Acetylacetonates

  • An oxygen-chelate complex, palladium bis-acetylacetonate, induces apoptosis in H460 cells via endoplasmic reticulum stress pathway rather than interacting with DNA. Wang Y, Hu J, Cai Y, Xu S, Weng B, Peng K, Wei X, Wei T, Zhou H, Li X, Liang G. J Med Chem. 2013 Dec 12
  • Enhancing the Deperoxidation Activity of Cobalt(II)Acetylacetonate by the Addition of Octanoic Acid. Spier E, Hermans I. Chemphyschem. 2013 Jul 24.
  • Single-molecule magnetism in three related {Co(III)2Dy(III)2}-acetylacetonate complexes with multiple relaxation mechanisms. Langley SK, Chilton NF, Moubaraki B, Murray KS. Inorg Chem. 2013 Jun 17
  • [Differentiated fluorescence centers in europium acetylacetonate hydrate doped poly methyl methacrylate]. Zhang YY, Zhong H, Chen BJ, Xia Y, Lin H. Guang Pu Xue Yu Guang Pu Fen Xi. 2014 Jun
  • Synthesis, characterization and cell viability test of six vanadyl complexes with acetylacetonate derivatives. Sgarbossa S, Diana E, Marabello D, Deagostino A, Cadamuro S, Barge A, Laurenti E, Gallicchio M, Boscaro V, Ghibaudi E. J Inorg Biochem. 2013 Nov
  • Photophysical properties of an unusual bichromophoric species constructed from a cyclometalated Pt(II) chromophore and a blue Bodipy-acetylacetonate species. Nastasi F, Puntoriero F, Serroni S, Campagna S, Olivier JH, Ziessel R. Dalton Trans. 2014 Dec 21
  • Monodentate and bridging behaviour of the sulfur-containing ligand 4'-[4-(methylsulfanyl)phenyl]-4,2':6',4''-terpyridine in two discrete zinc(II) complexes with acetylacetonate. Granifo J, Gaviño R, Freire E, Baggio R. Acta Crystallogr C. 2012 Oct
  • Photocytotoxic oxovanadium(IV) complexes of ferrocenyl-terpyridine and acetylacetonate derivatives. Balaji B, Balakrishnan B, Perumalla S, Karande AA, Chakravarty AR. Eur J Med Chem. 2015 Mar 6
  • Cyclometalated Pd(II) and Ir(III) 2-(4-bromophenyl)pyridine complexes with N-heterocyclic carbenes (NHCs) and acetylacetonate (acac): synthesis, structures, luminescent properties and application in one-pot oxidation/Suzuki coupling of aryl chlorides containing hydroxymethyl. Xu C, Li HM, Xiao ZQ, Wang ZQ, Tang SF, Ji BM, Hao XQ, Song MP. Dalton Trans. 2014 Jul 14
  • High performance polymer solar cells with as-prepared zirconium acetylacetonate film as cathode buffer layer. Tan Z, Li S, Wang F, Qian D, Lin J, Hou J, Li Y. Sci Rep. 2014 Apr 15
  • Design of layered silicate by grafting with metal acetylacetonate for high activity and chemoselectivity in photooxidation of cyclohexane. Tsunoji N, Ide Y, Yagenji Y, Sadakane M, Sano T. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2014 Apr 9
  • cis-{MoO2}(2+) assisted Mannich-type addition of acetylacetonate methine to the azomethine of tridentate Schiff bases: racemic complexes with chiral transformed ligands. Kurapati SK, Pal S. Dalton Trans. 2015 Feb 7
  • Intratumoral administration of holmium-166 acetylacetonate microspheres: antitumor efficacy and feasibility of multimodality imaging in renal cancer. Bult W, Kroeze SG, Elschot M, Seevinck PR, Beekman FJ, de Jong HW, Uges DR, Kosterink JG, Luijten PR, Hennink WE, van het Schip AD, Bosch JL, Nijsen JF, Jans JJ. PLoS One. 2013
  • Vanadyl acetylacetonate upregulates PPARγ and adiponectin expression in differentiated rat adipocytes. Wu Y, Huang M, Zhao P, Yang X. J Biol Inorg Chem. 2013 Aug
  • A novel drug "copper acetylacetonate" loaded in folic acid-tagged chitosan nanoparticle for efficient cancer cell targeting. Pramanik A, Laha D, Pramanik P, Karmakar P. J Drug Target. 2014 Jan
  • Oxidatively induced P-O bond formation through reductive coupling between phosphido and acetylacetonate, 8-hydroxyquinolinate, and picolinate groups. Arias A, Forniés J, Fortuño C, Martín A, Mastrorilli P, Todisco S, Latronico M, Gallo V. Inorg Chem. 2013 May 6
  • Growth mechanisms and size control of FePt nanoparticles synthesized using Fe(CO)x (x <
  • Binary Diffusion Coefficients of Platinum(II) Acetylacetonate in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide. Kong CY, Siratori T, Wang G, Sako T, Funazukuri T. J Chem Eng Data. 2013 Nov 14
  • Effect of magnesium acetylacetonate on the signal of organic forms of vanadium in graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrometry. Kowalewska Z, Welz B, Castilho IN, Carasek E. Talanta. 2013 Jan 15
  • Antitumor efficacy and tolerability of systemically administered gallium acetylacetonate-loaded gelucire-stabilized nanoparticles. Wehrung D, Bi L, Geldenhuys WJ, Oyewumi MO. J Biomed Nanotechnol. 2013 Jun