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Indium Single Crystal 49In114.82

Indium was discovered in 1863 by Ferdinand Reich and Hieronymous Richter at Freiberg, Germany.

[named after the indigo line in its spectrum] French: indium
German: indium
Italian: indio
Spanish: indio

Description: Indium is a soft, silvery-white metal, and has one of the longest liquid range of all the elements. It is stable in air and with water; it dissolves in acids. Indium is used in low-melting alloys in safety devices. Indium arsenide and indium antomonide have uses in transistors and thermistors.

Metal single crystal properties
State: single crystal
Crystal structure: tetragonal
Production method: Bridgman
Standard size: diameter 7mm
thickness 3mm
Orientation: (001)
Orientation accuracy: <2°, <1°, <0.5° or <0.1°
Polishing: as cut, <0.1µm
Purity: 99.9999%