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Selenium Slugs

High Purity Se Slugs
CAS 7782-49-2

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Formula CAS No. PubChem CID MDL No. EC No Beilstein
Re. No.
Se 7782-49-26326970 MFCD00134090 231-957-4 N/A [Se] InChI=1S/Se BUGBHKTXTAQXES-UHFFFAOYSA-N

PROPERTIES Mol. Wt. Appearance Density Tensile Strength Melting Point Boiling Point Thermal Conductivity Electrical Resistivity Eletronegativity Specific Heat Heat of Vaporization Heat of Fusion MSDS
78.96 Gray to black solid 4.79 g/cm3 N/A 217 °C 684.9 °C 0.00519 W/cm/K @ 298.2 K 106 microhm-cm @ 0°C 2.4 Paulings 0.767 Cal/g/K @ 25 °C 3.34 K-cal/gm atom at 684.9 °C 1.22 Cal/gm mole Safety Data Sheet

American Elements specializes in producing high purity uniform shaped Selenium Slugs with the highest possible density High Purity Slugsand smallest possible average grain sizes for use in semiconductor, Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) and Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) processes including Thermal and Electron Beam (E-Beam) Evaporation, Low Temperature Organic Evaporation, Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD), Metallic-Organic and Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD). Our standard Slug sizes range from 1/8" x 1/8" to 1/4" x 1/4" and 3 mm diameter. We can also provide Slugs outside this range for ultra high purity thin film applications, such as fuel cells and solar energy layers. Materials are produced using crystallization, solid state and other ultra high purification processes such as sublimation. American Elements specializes in producing custom compositions for commercial and research applications and for new proprietary technologies. American Elements also casts any of the rare earth metals and most other advanced materials into rod, bar, or plate form, as well as other machined shapes and through other processes nanoparticles. See research below. We also produce Selenium as rod, ingot, powder, pieces, disc, granules, wire, and in compound forms, such as oxide. Other shapes are available by request.

Selenium Bohr ModelSelenide(Se) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolSelenium (atomic symbol: Se, atomic number: 34) is a Block P, Group 16, Period 4 element with an atomic radius of 78.96. The number of electrons in each of Selenium's shells is 2, 8, 18, 6 and its electron configuration is [Ar] 3d10 4s2 4p4. The selenium atom has a radius of 120 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 190 pm. Selenium is a non-metal with several allotropes: a black, vitreous form with an irregular crystal structure; three red-colored forms with monoclinic crystal structures; and a gray form with a hexagonal crystal structure, the most stable and dense form of the element. Elemental Selenium One of the mose common uses for selenium is in glass production; the red tint that it lends to glass neutralizes green or yellow tints from impurities in the glass materials. Selenium was discovered and first isolated by Jöns Jakob Berzelius and Johann Gottlieb Gahn in 1817. The origin of the name Selenium comes from the Greek word "Selênê," meaning moon. For more information on selenium, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of selenium products, visit the Selenium element page.

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Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes.

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Recent Research & Development for Selenium

  • Intestinal Nematodes Affect Selenium Bioaccumulation, Oxidative Stress Biomarkers, and Health Parameters in Juvenile Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Olesya Hursky and Michael Pietrock. Environ. Sci. Technol.: January 29, 2015
  • Selenium Preferentially Accumulates in the Eye Lens Following Embryonic Exposure: A Confocal X-ray Fluorescence Imaging Study. Sanjukta Choudhury, Jith K. Thomas, Nicole J. Sylvain, Olena Ponomarenko, Robert A. Gordon, Steve M. Heald, David M. Janz, Patrick H. Krone, Ian Coulthard, Graham N. George, and Ingrid J. Pickering. Environ. Sci. Technol.: January 21, 2015
  • Mechanistic Study of the Formation of Bright White Light-Emitting Ultrasmall CdSe Nanocrystals: Role of Phosphine Free Selenium Precursors. Sukanta Dolai, Poulami Dutta, Barry B. Muhoberac, Charles D. Irving, and Rajesh Sardar. Chem. Mater.: January 13, 2015
  • Selenite-Induced Toxicity in Cancer Cells Is Mediated by Metabolic Generation of Endogenous Selenium Nanoparticles. Peng Bao, Zheng Chen, Ren-Zhong Tai, Han-Ming Shen, Francis L. Martin, and Yong-Guan Zhu. J. Proteome Res.: January 8, 2015
  • Preparation and Characterization of a Laboratory Scale Selenomethionine-Enriched Bread. Selenium Bioaccessibility. María Sánchez-Martínez, Teresa Pérez-Corona, Carmen Cámara, and Yolanda Madrid. J. Agric. Food Chem.: January 2, 2015
  • Extracellular Polymeric Substances Govern the Surface Charge of Biogenic Elemental Selenium Nanoparticles. Rohan Jain, Norbert Jordan, Stephan Weiss, Harald Foerstendorf, Karsten Heim, Rohit Kacker, René Hübner, Herman Kramer, Eric D. van Hullebusch, François Farges, and Piet N. L. Lens. Environ. Sci. Technol.: December 23, 2014
  • Characterization of Selenium-Enriched Mycelia of Catathelasma ventricosum and Their Antihyperglycemic and Antioxidant Properties. Yuntao Liu, Caiming Li, Xiaohu Luo, Guoquan Han, Shude Xu, Fuge Niu, Xinjie Hu, Hejun Wu, and Huimin Zhang. J. Agric. Food Chem.: December 22, 2014
  • Protective Effects of Selenium-Enriched Probiotics on Carbon Tetrachloride-Induced Liver Fibrosis in Rats. Yunhuan Liu, Qing Liu, Gengping Ye, Alamzeb Khan, Jin Liu, Fang Gan, Xian Zhang, Shahnawaz Kumbhar, and Kehe Huang. J. Agric. Food Chem.: December 16, 2014
  • Preparation of a Novel Supported Selenium Nanoparticles Adsorbent and Its Application for Copper Removal from Aqueous Solution. Lingyan Huang, Xing Tong, Yunzhi Li, Jiuwei Teng, and Yan Bai. J. Chem. Eng. Data: December 16, 2014
  • Staging Bonding between Group 12 Metal Ions and Neutral Selenium Donors: Intermolecular Interactions of Mixed N,Se Donor Ligands and Anions. Malia S. Hain, Yoko Fukuda, Carolina Rojas Ramírez, Benjamin Y. Winer, Stephanie E. Winslow, Robert D. Pike, and Deborah C. Bebout. Crystal Growth & Design: November 5, 2014