Indium Trichloride (InCl3)
Indium trichloride (InCl3) is a white, odorless, and highly deliquescent powder. Its particles are flake or plate-shaped and highly soluble in water and mineral acids.
Indium trichloride is used as a starting compound for the synthesis of other inorganic and organic indium compounds, for example TMI (tri-methyl indium), which is the most widely used metal-organic precursor for indium.
Indium trichloride is also used as an additive to alkaline batteries to reduce outgassing and improve operational efficiency of the battery when under electrical load. Indium trichloride is available as an anhydrous powder and as a solution up to its solubility limit.
Used in a wide range of applications, including LEDs and lighting and the semiconductor component manufacturing, indium trichloride is a versatile compound needed at a myriad of industries. To learn more about InCl3 and how it can help in your company’s specific process, contact us today. Our team of engineers is waiting to hear from you.
Supply and Demand Technical Documents
Posted: 14 October, 2011
By: Bill Jackson, Claire Mikolajczak
Indium Trichloride Technical Documents
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