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 (In) [in´de-um]
a chemical element, atomic number 49, atomic weight 114.82. (See Appendix 6.)
indium 111 an artificial isotope of indium, having a half-life of 2.81 days and emitting gamma rays; it is used as a radioactive tracer in nuclear medicine.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

in·di·um (In),

A metallic element, atomic no. 49, atomic wt. 114.82.
[indigo, because of its blue line in the spectrum]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012


(In) (in'dē-ŭm)
A metallic element, atomic no. 49, atomic wt. 114.82.
[indigo, because of its blue line in the spectrum]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012


A silvery metallic element with some nonmetallic chemical properties used to label white blood cells prior to scanning.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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As it was described earlier, powder 2 prepared by one-ball milling provided highest, optimal distribution of indium oxide in tin matrix (Figure 4(b)).
"Low-temperature chemical vapor deposition of indiumsulfidethin films using a novel single-source indium thiocarboxylatecompound as precursor," Chemical Vapor Depositions 2(6): 242-244.
To learn the effects from indium bump sizes to von Mises stress and its distribution in InSb chip, a small format array of 8 x 8 elements InSb IRFPAs model is selected, and the simulation results are given in Figure 3.
This behavior is attributed to an enhanced spin-orbit coupling induced by the presence of the heavy central metal atom in indium porphyrin complexes.
In the localized exciton model, trap centers are originated from a spatial disorder such as the fluctuation of indium within InGaN/GaN MQWs.
As a native n-type oxide semiconductor, ZnO is doped by indium impurities it is expected that the impurity acts as the donor by substituting Zn.
The firm aims to use 85 percent of the gross proceeds to purchase and stockpile the metal indium, and 15 percent for general corporate purposes.
The firm, which buys and stockpiles indium, is selling 4.8m units at USD5.00 apiece for gross proceeds of USD24m (EUR16m).
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These are antimony, beryllium, cobalt, gallium, germanium, indium, magnesium, niobium, platinum group metals platinum, palladium, iridium, rhodium, ruthenium and osmium, plus tantalum and tungsten.
Physicists, materials scientists and engineers, electrical and computer engineers, and related researchers review what has been learned since then about growing, characterizing, and understanding indium nitride (InN) and some of its close kin.