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14367 Cadmium telluride, 99.999% (metals basis)

CAS Number
1306-25-8
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
14367-03 1g 23.40
14367-06 5g 49.90
14367-14 25g 163.00
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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
-325 Mesh Polycrystalline Powder
Melting point
1041°
Density
6.20
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Insoluble in water and acids except HNO{3} in which it is soluble with decomposition.

Applications

Semiconductors, phosphorsCadmium 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: H332-H350-H372

Harmful if inhaled. May cause cancer. Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P260-P264b-P270-P271-P281-P304+P340-P308+P313-P501c

Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. 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. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Use personal protective equipment as required. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,1629
Harmonized Tariff Code
2842.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
EV3330000

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