Chemical Elements History and Information Indium

About the chemical element Indium, its symbol, atomic number and weight, who discovered it and when.

The Atomic Elements and Their Uses

(Element) (Symbol) (Atomic number) (Atomic weight)

Indium In 49 114.82

Discovered by Ferdinand Reich and Theodor Richter of Germany in 1863. Used for auto bearings and infrared detectors. Indium oxide is the electroluminescent material in General Electric's electroluminescent panels.

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