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Cadmium Telluride Powder


Cadmium Telluride

CAS No. 1306-25-8
Appearance Gray
Purity 99%
APS 1-5µM (Can be customized)
Ingredient CdTe
Product Code NCZ-NSC674/20
Molecular Weight 240.01 g/mol
Density 6.2 g/cm³
Melting Point 1,041ºC (1,905.8°F)

Cadmium Telluride Description

Cadmium (atomic symbol: Cd, atomic number: 48) is a Block D, Group 12, Period 5 element with an atomic weight of 112.411. Cadmium Bohr ModelThe number of electrons in each of Cadmium’s shells is 2, 8, 18, 18, 2 and its electron configuration is 4d10 5s2. In its elemental form, cadmium has a silvery bluish gray metallic appearance.

Cadmium makes up about 0.1 ppm of the earth’s crust Cadmium. No significant deposits of cadmium containing ores are known, however, it is sometimes found in its metallic form. It is a common impurity in zinc ores and is isolated during the production of zinc.

Cadmium is a key component in battery production and particular pigments and coatings due to its distinct yellow color.

Cadmium oxide is used in phosphors for television picture tubes. The name Cadmium originates from the Latin word ‘cadmia’ and the Greek word ‘kadmeia.

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Storage Conditions:

Airtight sealed, avoid light and keep dry at room temperature.  

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