indium antimonide


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indium antimonide

[′in·dē·əm ‚an′tim·ə‚nīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
InSb Crystals that melt at 535°C; an intermetallic compound having semiconductor properties and the highest room-temperature electron mobility of any known material; used in Hall-effect and magnetoresistive devices and as an infrared detector.
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Indium antimonide is a narrow band-gap semiconductor material, which is utilized as a part of infrared detectors, including warm imaging cameras, as they can detect the presence of IR radiation by its photoconductive properties.
Experimenters used indium antimonide nanowires to create a transistor-like device that could transform the electrons from a current applied to it into holes--literally empty spaces left when electrons are taken out.
Complete report on North America SWIR Market By Material Type (Indium Gallium Arsenide, Mercury cadmium Telluride, Indium Antimonide and Lead Sulfide), By Application and By Industry Type - Analysis and Forecast (2014-2019) available at .
His solution was to take a piece of the semiconductor indium antimonide and shape it into a lopsided tuning fork.
Each model contains a cooled indium antimonide (InSb) detector, which enhances the sensitivity of each camera to detect even the smallest gas emissions.
5N Plus is offering specialty purified metals such as bismuth, gallium, germanium, indium, antimony, cadmium, selenium and tellurium, and also produces related semiconducting compounds such as cadmium telluride (CdTe), cadmium sulphide (CdS) and indium antimonide (InSb) as precursors for the growth of crystals for solar, LED and eco-friendly materials applications.
Sensing technologies are expected to go beyond the traditional principles of piezoresistive, capacitive, and inductive, while emerging sensor materials such as silicon carbide (SiC), carbon nanotube (CNT) and indium antimonide have enabled sensor penetration into new applications.
THE most common materials used by the company are silicon and germanium, but other materials such as indium antimonide, gallium arsenide and indium phosphide can be specified.
The centre has been working with a compound called indium antimonide.
The new detectors replace the singleinfrared sensor used in rastering with an array of indium antimonide sensors about the size of a flake of confetti.
In this research, Frost & Sullivan's expert analysts thoroughly examine the following markets: silicon carbide (SiC), carbon nanotube (CNT), and indium antimonide.
Based on a 9-inch diameter gimbal, it combines a cooled 640x480 thermal camera featuring an indium antimonide sensor with an 18x optical zoom and an optional 852 nm laser pointer.