indium antimonide

noun

Definition of indium antimonide

: a synthetic compound InSb of indium and antimony that is a semiconducting and photosensitive material and is used especially in infrared photodetectors

First Known Use of indium antimonide

1957, in the meaning defined above

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“Indium antimonide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/indium%20antimonide. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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