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14365 Cadmium telluride, 99.999% (metals basis)

CAS Number
1306-25-8
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
14365-06 5g 65.40
14365-14 25g 170.00
14365-22 100g 439.00
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Cadmium telluride, 99.999% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00015998
EINECS
215-149-9

Chemical Properties

Formula
CdTe
Formula Weight
240.00
Form
Polycrystalline Lump
Melting point
1041°
Density
6.20
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Insoluble in water.

Applications

Cadmium telluride finds applications as the semiconductor material in photovoltaics and infrared optical window. It is used in the production of thin film solar cells. It is doped with chlorine and used as a radiation detector for x-rays, alfa and beta particles. .

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong acids.

Literature References

Balashangar, K.; Thanihaichelvan, M.; Ravirajan, P.; Mahanama, G. D. K.; Dissanayake, M. A. K. L.; Colegrove, E.; Dhere, R. G.; Sivananthan, S. The Effect of Surface Roughness of Substrates on the Performance of Polycrystalline Cadmium Sulfide/Cadmium Telluride Solar Cells. J. Nanoelectron. Optoelectron. 2015, 10 (4), 435-439.

Wu, K.; Li, Q.; Jia, Y.; McBride, J. R.; Xie, Z. X.; Lian, T. Efficient and Ultrafast Formation of Long-Lived Charge-Transfer Exciton State in Atomically Thin Cadmium Selenide/Cadmium Telluride Type-II Heteronanosheets. ACS nano 2015, 9 (1), 961-968.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H312-H332

Harmful if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin. Harmful if inhaled.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280h-P304+P340-P301+P312a-P321-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/clothing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER/doctor if you feel unwell. Specific treatment (see label). Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,1629
Hazard Class
9
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2842.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
EV3330000

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