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10999 Zinc selenide, 99.999% (metals basis)

CAS Number
1315-09-9
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
10999-09 10g 60.90
10999-18 50g 222.00
10999-30 250g 817.00
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Zinc selenide, 99.999% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00011296
EINECS
215-259-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
ZnSe
Formula Weight
144.33
Form
Powder
Melting point
>1100°
Density
5.42^1^5
Storage & Sensitivity
Air Sensitive. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Insoluble in water.

Applications

Zinc selenide (ZnSe) is used as an infrared optical material with wide transmission wavelength range. It is also used as an entrance optic in the new range of "in-ear" clinical thermometers. ZnSe is used as a semiconductor material for thin film devices, and n-type windows layer for thin film heterojunction solar cells. ZnSe activated with tellurium is a scintillator suitable for matching with photodiodes. It is used in x-ray and gamma ray detectors. Zinc selenide films are useful in photovoltaic cells and solar conversion cells. The material can be doped with n-type and p-type doping. It is used to form light-emitting diodes and diode lasers. ZnSe doped with chromium finds use as an IR laser gain medium.

Notes

Zinc selenide is chemically inert, non-hygroscopic and theoretically dense. It reacts with acids liberating toxic hydrogen selenide gas.

Literature References

Khairnar, U.; Behere, B.; Pawar, B. Optical Properties of Polycrystalline Zinc Selenide Thin Films. Mater. Sci. Appl. 2012, 3, 36-40.

Muthumari, S.; Devi, G.; Revathi, P.; Vijayalakshmi, R.; Sanjeeviraja, C. Structural Investigation of Zinc Selenide Thin Films. J. Appl. Sci. 2012, 12, 1722-1725.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H301-H373

Toxic if swallowed. May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P264b-P270-P301+P310-P314-P330-P501c

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Get medical advice/attention if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,10156
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2842.90
TSCA
Yes

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