Gallium is a by-product of aluminum extracted during the processing of bauxite into alumina. It can also occasionally be found in Zn ore. We are a refiner and supplier of gallium materials.
Indium Corporation supplies gallium:
- In the form of shot and ingot
- In the form of sputtering targets, after being alloyed with other elements (Cu-Ga, Cu-In-Ga)
- In the form of compounds, such as Anhydrous Gallium Trichloride or Gallium Sesquioxide
Gallium and gallium alloys are desirable because of their low melting points and wetting properties. They are used for thin-film coatings and in thermal interface materials.
Gallium is also used in many semiconducting applications, such as photovoltaics, diodes, and integrated circuits. Rigorous quality standards and advanced analytical instrumentation, such as ICP and GDMS, assures consistent product quality from one lot to another.
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Today I was sent an article that involves TWO of my favorite elements, indium and gallium which, when combined with tin, creates an alloy that is used in the process of water purification.
Gallium has a melting point of ~30°C (86°F), which makes the physical state of the metal as predictable as the shipping temperatures it endures as it travels to you.
Today we discuss the technology behind the paper: “Extreme Toughening of Soft Materials with Liquid Metal” with Dr. Navid Kazem.
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