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Gallium antimonide



Gallium(III) antimonide
Systematic name Gallium(III) antimonide
Other names Gallium antimonide
Molecular formula GaSb
Molar mass 191.483 g/mol
CAS number [12064-03-08]
Density 5.619 g/cm3
Solubility (water) insoluble
Melting point 710.x °C
Boiling point xx.x °C
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Gallium antimonide (GaSb) is a semiconducting compound of gallium and antimony of the III-V family. It has a lattice constant of about 0.61 nm with a zinc blende crystal structure. The band gap energy is 0.726 eV. CAS number [12064-03-8].

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Applications

GaSb can be used for Infrared detectors, infrared LEDs and lasers and transistors.

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