Indium Chunk

High Purity In Chunk
CAS 7440-74-6

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(2N) 99% Indium Chunk IN-M-02-CK Contact American Elements
(3N) 99.9% Indium Chunk IN-M-03-CK Contact American Elements
(4N) 99.99% Indium Chunk IN-M-04-CK Contact American Elements
(5N) 99.999% Indium Chunk IN-M-05-CK Contact American Elements
(6N) 99.9999% Indium Chunk IN-M-06-CK Contact American Elements
(7N) 99.99999% Indium Chunk IN-M-07-CK Contact American Elements

Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No Beilstein
Re. No.
In 7440-74-6 24855907 N/A MFCD00134048 231-180-0 N/A [In] InChI=1S/In APFVFJFRJDLVQX-UHFFFAOYSA-N

PROPERTIES Mol. Wt. Appearance Density Tensile Strength Melting Point Boiling Point Thermal Conductivity Electrical Resistivity Eletronegativity Specific Heat Heat of Vaporization Heat of Fusion MSDS
114.82 Silvery 7310 kg/m³ N/A 156.6 °C 2080°C 0.818 W/cm/K @ 298.2 K 8.37 microhm-cm @ 20°C 1.7 Paulings 0.056 Cal/g/K @ 25°C 53.7 K-Cal/gm atom at 2080 °C 0.781 Cal/gm mole Safety Data Sheet

High Purity ChunkAmerican Elements specializes in producing high purity Indium Chunk using crystallization, solid state and other ultra high purification processes such as sublimation. Standard Chunk pieces are amorphous uniform pieces ranging in size from 5-15 mm. American Elements specializes in producing custom compositions for commercial and research applications and for new proprietary technologies. American Elements also casts any of the rare earth metals and most other advanced materials into granules, rod, bar or plate form, as well as other machined shapes and through other processes such as nanoparticles (See also application discussion at Nanotechnology Information and at Quantum Dots) and in the form of solutions and organometallics. We also produce Indium as rod, pellets, powder, pieces, disc, ingot, wire, and in compound forms, such as oxide. Other shapes are available by request.

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 Information Center.

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Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes.

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  • Raju Chetty, D.S. Prem Kumar, M. Falmbigl, P. Rogl, S.-W. You, Il-Ho Kim, Ramesh Chandra Mallik, Thermoelectric properties of Indium doped Cu2GeSe3, Intermetallics, Volume 54, November 2014
  • Xingwei Ding, Jianhua Zhang, Weimin Shi, Hao Zhang, Chuanxin Huang, Jun Li, Xueyin Jiang, Zhilin Zhang, Characterization of density-of-states in indium zinc oxide thin-film transistor from temperature stress studies, Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing, Volume 27, November 2014
  • Atasheh Soleimani-Gorgani, Ehsan Bakhshandeh, Farhood Najafi, Effect of dispersant agents on morphology and optical–electrical properties of nano indium tin oxide ink-jet ink, Journal of the European Ceramic Society, Volume 34, Issue 12, October 2014
  • Shihyun Ahn, Anh Huy Tuan Le, Sunbo Kim, Cheolmin Park, Chonghoon Shin, Youn-Jung Lee, Jaehyeong Lee, Chaehwan Jeong, Vinh Ai Dao, Junsin Yi, The effects of orientation changes in indium tin oxide films on performance of crystalline silicon solar cell with shallow-emitter, Materials Letters, Volume 132, 1 October 2014
  • L. Castañeda, A. Maldonado, J. Vega Pérez, M. de la L. Olvera, C. Torres-Torres, Electrical and optical properties of nanostructured indium doped zinc oxide thin films deposited by ultrasonic chemical spray technique, starting from zinc acetylacetonate and indium chloride, Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing, Volume 26, October 2014
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  • Anil Singh, Sujeet Chaudhary, Dinesh K. Pandya, On the temperature dependence of mobility in hydrogenated indium-doped ZnO thin films, Acta Materialia, Volume 77, 15 September 2014
  • G. Mohan Kumar, Jinsub Park, Structural and optical property studies on indium doped ZnO nanostructures for solution based organic–inorganic hybrid p–n junctions, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Volume 430, 15 September 2014
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  • Ali A. Orouji, Mohammad Nejaty, Alireza Mohtasham, Novel Indium Arsenide double gate and gate all around nanowire MOSFETs for diminishing the exchange correlation effect: A quantum study, Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, Volume 63, September 2014
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  • Ying-Feng Lan, Ying-Hung Chen, Ju-Liang He, Jing-Tang Chang, Microstructural characterization of high-quality indium tin oxide films deposited by thermionically enhanced magnetron sputtering at low temperature, Vacuum, Volume 107, September 2014
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