Indium compounds: diindium triselenide

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The indium in diindium triselenide formally is in the oxidation state 3.

Crystal structure of diindium triselenide

Diindium triselenide

  • Formula as often written: In2Se3
  • Hill system formula: In2Se3
  • CAS registry number: [1312-42-1]
  • Formula weight: 466.516
  • Class: selenide

Synonyms

  • diindium triselenide
  • indium(III) selenide
  • indium selenide

Physical properties

  • Colour: black
  • Appearance: crystalline solid
  • Melting point: 660°C
  • Boiling point: 5800 kg m-3
  • Density:

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Element analysis

Element percentages for the elements in diindium triselenide
Element %
In 49.22
Se 50.78

Synthesis

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Solid state structure

  • Geometry of indium:
  • Prototypical structure:

Crystal structure of diindium triselenide

Isotope pattern

What follows is the calculated isotope pattern for the In2Se3 unit with the most intense ion set to 100%.

Formula: In2Se3

mass  %
454   0.0 
455 0.0
456 0.2
457 0.0
458 1.2 _
459 0.2
460 5.6 ___
461 0.6
462 18.1 _________
463 1.7 _
464 43.8 ______________________
465 2.7 _
466 79.0 ________________________________________
467 2.9 _
468 100.0 __________________________________________________
469 0.9
470 84.6 __________________________________________
471 0.1
472 32.4 ________________
473 0.0
474 5.5 ___
475 0.0
476 0.3

References

The data on these compounds pages are assembled and adapted from the primary literature and several other sources including the following.

  • R.T. Sanderson in Chemical Periodicity, Reinhold, New York, USA, 1960.
  • N.N. Greenwood and A. Earnshaw in Chemistry of the Elements, 2nd edition, Butterworth, UK, 1997.
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  • R.W.G. Wyckoff, in Crystal Structures, volume 1, Interscience, John Wiley & Sons, 1963.
  • A.R.West in Basic solid state chemistry Chemistry, John Wiley & Sons, 1999.
  • A.F. Wells in Structural inorganic chemistry, 4th edition, Oxford, UK, 1975.
  • J.D.H. Donnay, (ed.) in Crystal data determinative tables, ACA monograph number 5, American Crystallographic Association, USA, 1963.
  • D.R. Lide, (ed.) in Chemical Rubber Company handbook of chemistry and physics, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, USA, 77th edition, 1996.
  • J.W. Mellor in A comprehensive treatise on inorganic and theoretical chemistry, volumes 1-16, Longmans, London, UK, 1922-1937.
  • J.E. Macintyre (ed.) in Dictionary of inorganic compounds, volumes 1-3, Chapman & Hall, London, UK, 1992.

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