Zinc Selenide

Title: Zinc Selenide
CAS Registry Number: 1315-09-9
Molecular Formula: SeZn
Molecular Weight: 144.37
Percent Composition: Se 54.69%, Zn 45.31%
Line Formula: ZnSe
Literature References: Prepd by mixing a soln of a zinc salt and potassium selenide: Berzelius, cited in Mellor's 10, 776 (1930); by passing selenium vapor over zinc heated in vacuo: Moser, Doctor, Z. Anorg. Chem. 118, 284 (1921); by passing H2Se into a methanol soln of zinc acetate: Nitsche, US 2805917 (1957 to du Pont); from ZnSe.N2H4 (zinc selenide hydrazinate): Conn et al., US 3014779 (1961 to Merck & Co.).
Properties: Yellow, cubic crystals. d415 5.42. mp >1100°. Dec in air. Insol in water. Dec in dil nitric acid.
Melting point: mp >1100°
Density: d415 5.42
Use: Commercial phosphor.
Zinc Silicate Zinc Stearate Zinc Sulfate Zinc Sulfide Zinc Tannate