Properties of indium atoms

Ionisation Energies and electron affinity

The electron affinity of indium is 28.9  kJ mol-1. The ionisation energies of indium are given below.

Ionisation energy number Enthalpy /kJ mol-1
1st 558.3
2nd 1820.7
3rd 2704
4th 5210

Ionisation energies of In

Electronic configuration

The following represents the electronic configuration and its associated term symbol for the ground state neutral gaseous atom. The configuration associated with indium in its compounds is not necessarily the same.

Pointer to The Orbitron gallery of orbitals.

Kossel shell structure of In
A schematic representation of the shell structure of indium - not what the atom of indium "looks like".

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