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Indium Sulfide Powder

Indium Sulfide Powder

Indium Sulfide Powder
Product No NRE-11129
CAS No. 12030-24-9
Formula In2S3
Molecular Weight  325.82g/mol
APS <40 µm (can be customized)
Purity 99.9%
Density 4.90 g cm−3
Color Orange-Red
Melting Point 1050°C
Boiling Point NA

Indium Sulfide Powder

Indium sulfide powder, which is a chemical compound composed of indium and sulfur with the formula In2S3, has several applications across various fields. Some of its notable applications include:

Optoelectronic Devices: In2S3 powder is commonly used in the production of optoelectronic devices such as solar cells, photodetectors, and light-emitting diodes (LEDs) due to its semiconducting properties. It is particularly useful in the fabrication of thin-film solar cells and photodetectors for its ability to convert solar energy into electricity.

Thin Film Deposition: It is used as a precursor material in the process of thin film deposition. Indium sulfide thin films can be deposited on various substrates, such as glass and plastic, to create thin-film coatings with applications in optics, electronics, and solar energy harvesting.

Photocatalysis: In2S3 powder can also be employed as a photocatalyst for various photochemical reactions. Its semiconductor properties make it suitable for applications such as water splitting, hydrogen evolution, and other environmentally friendly processes.

Lubricants: In some cases, In2S3 powder is used as an additive in lubricants to improve their properties. It can help reduce friction and wear in certain mechanical systems, making it useful in applications where high temperatures and pressures are involved.

Semiconductors: Indium sulfide can be used as a semiconductor material in the production of electronic components and integrated circuits. It can be incorporated into the fabrication process of certain transistors and other semiconductor devices.

Research and Development: In research laboratories, In2S3 powder is often used as a precursor for the synthesis of other indium-containing compounds. It serves as a starting material for the development of new materials with specific properties for various applications.