zinc selenide


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zinc selenide

[′ziŋk ′sel·ə‚nīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
ZnSe A water-insoluble, moderately toxic, yellow to reddish solid that is a fire hazard when in contact with water and acids; melts above 1100°C; used as infrared optical windows.
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V Simashkevich, Electric and Luminescence Properties of Zinc Selenide, Shtiintsa, Kishinev, Moldova, 1984.
Unlike silica glass, which traditionally is used in optical fibers, zinc selenide is a compound semiconductor.
Young's Refractive Knoop Modulus Index Hardness Materials (GPa) (@ 10.6 [mu]) (kg/[mm.sub.2) Zinc Sulfide 74.5 2.2 250 Zinc Selenide 70.3 2.4 105 Germanium 103.0 4.0 850 Silicon 134.0 3.2 1,100 Cerium Oxide 152.0 2.3 - Yttrium Oxide 172.0 1.6 650 Scandium Oxide 179.0 1.7 - Zirconium Oxide 193.0 2.0 1,200 Titanium Dioxide 300.0 2.4 1,000 Magnesium Oxide 330.0 1.7 1,260 Diamond-like Oxide - 1.8-2.2 1,800-3,000 Germanium-Carbon - 2,200 Boron Monosphosphide - 2.3 4,700 Diamond 1,050.0 2.4 10,700 Of course coating selection need not be confined to single component materials or compounds but may consist of mixtures or compounds.
The suspensions were placed on multiple-bounce zinc selenide crystal plates for attenuated total reflectance (ATR) analyses.
Optics are of aerospace-quality, highly durable, double-coated zinc selenide.
Finally, although not yet commercialized, Evident Technologies has "demonstrated" nanocrystals that consist of zinc selenide, zinc sulfide, lead sulfide, and cadmium sulfide.
Zinc selenide is selected for the discs principally because of its optical properties, but it also presents satisfactory thermal properties.
Using a layered crystal composed largely of zinc selenide, Michael A.
Laser Research Optics' Zinc Selenide windows offer a wide transmission range and can be provided blank, polish finished or coated for spectrometers and detectors.
The hexane layer was removed, dried under a nitrogen stream, redissolved in chloroform and deposited onto a temperature-controlled zinc selenide crystal coupled to an infrared spectrometer.