Selenium Slugs

High Purity Se Slugs
CAS 7782-49-2

Product Product Code Order or Specifications
(2N) 99% Selenium Slugs SE-E-02-SL Contact American Elements
(3N) 99.9% Selenium Slugs SE-E-03-SL Contact American Elements
(4N) 99.99% Selenium Slugs SE-E-04-SL Contact American Elements
(5N) 99.999% Selenium Slugs SE-E-05-SL Contact American Elements
(6N) 99.9999% Selenium Slugs SE-E-05-SL Contact American Elements
(7N) 99.99999% Selenium Slugs SE-E-05-SL Contact American Elements

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 Information Center.

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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

  • Shaofeng Jiang, Zhian Zhang, Yanqing Lai, Yaohui Qu, XiWen Wang, Jie Li, Selenium encapsulated into 3D interconnected hierarchical porous carbon aerogels for lithium–selenium batteries with high rate performance and cycling stability, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 267, 1 December 2014
  • Masayuki Takashiri, Kazuo Imai, Masato Uyama, Harutoshi Hagino, Saburo Tanaka, Koji Miyazaki, Yoshitake Nishi, Effects of homogeneous irradiation of electron beam on crystal growth and thermoelectric properties of nanocrystalline bismuth selenium telluride thin films, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 612, 5 November 2014
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  • Wandong Zhang, Yamin Chai, Nana Cao, Yonglan Wang, Synthesis and characterization of selenium substituted hydroxyapatite via a hydrothermal procedure, Materials Letters, Volume 134, 1 November 2014
  • Fuping Gao, Qing Yuan, Liang Gao, Pengju Cai, Huarui Zhu, Ru Liu, Yaling Wang, Yueteng Wei, Guodong Huang, Jian Liang, Xueyun Gao, Cytotoxicity and therapeutic effect of irinotecan combined with selenium nanoparticles, Biomaterials, Volume 35, Issue 31, October 2014
  • Xiaoling Li, Lijuan Ma, Wenjie Zheng, Tianfeng Chen, Inhibition of islet amyloid polypeptide fibril formation by selenium-containing phycocyanin and prevention of beta cell apoptosis, Biomaterials, Volume 35, Issue 30, October 2014
  • You Fu, Jingyi Wang, Qingxia Liu, Hongbo Zeng, Water-dispersible magnetic nanoparticle–graphene oxide composites for selenium removal, Carbon, Volume 77, October 2014
  • Hector Estevez, J. Carlos Garcia-Lidon, Jose L. Luque-Garcia, Carmen Camara, Effects of chitosan-stabilized selenium nanoparticles on cell proliferation, apoptosis and cell cycle pattern in HepG2 cells: Comparison with other selenospecies, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, Volume 122, 1 October 2014
  • Amit Kumar Mittal, Sanjay Kumar, Uttam Chand Banerjee, Quercetin and gallic acid mediated synthesis of bimetallic (silver and selenium) nanoparticles and their antitumor and antimicrobial potential, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Volume 431, 1 October 2014
  • Enzo Curti, Annick Froideval-Zumbiehl, Ines Günther-Leopold, Matthias Martin, Andrej Bullemer, Hanspeter Linder, Camelia N. Borca, Daniel Grolimund, Selenium redox speciation and coordination in high-burnup UO2 fuel: Consequences for the release of 79Se in a deep underground repository, Journal of Nuclear Materials, Volume 453, Issues 1–3, October 2014
  • Sanja Jevtic, Iztok Arcon, Aleksander Recnik, Biljana Babic, Matjaž Mazaj, Jelena Pavlovic, Danka Matijaševic, Miomir Nikšic, Nevenka Rajic, The iron(III)-modified natural zeolitic tuff as an adsorbent and carrier for selenium oxyanions, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, Volume 197, October 2014
  • Md. Rabiul Awual, Md. Munjur Hasan, Toshihiro Ihara, Tsuyoshi Yaita, Mesoporous silica based novel conjugate adsorbent for efficient selenium(IV) detection and removal from water, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, Volume 197, October 2014
  • Elena A. Chirkina, Kirill A. Chernyshev, Leonid B. Krivdin, Vladimir A. Potapov, Svetlana V. Amosova, Quantum-chemical study of organic reaction mechanisms. Part 2. Addition of selenium dichloride to acetylene, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, Volume 766, 1 September 2014
  • Mokhtar Panahi-Kalamuei, Masoud Salavati-Niasari, S. Mostafa. Hosseinpour-Mashkani, Facile microwave synthesis, characterization, and solar cell application of selenium nanoparticles, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Available online 13 August 2014
  • Zhu He, Xiuru Liu, Doudou Zhang, Linji Zhang, Shiming Hong, Pressure effect on thermal-induced crystallization of amorphous selenium up to 5.5 GPa, Solid State Communications, Available online 11 August 2014
  • Zhen Li, Lixia Yuan, Ziqi Yi, Yang Liu, Yunhui Huang, Confined selenium within porous carbon nanospheres as cathode for advanced Li–Se batteries, Nano Energy, Available online 8 August 2014
  • R. Viswanathan, R. Balasubramanian, D. Darwin Albert Raj, M. Sai Baba, T.S. Lakshmi Narasimhan, Vaporization studies on elemental tellurium and selenium by Knudsen effusion mass spectrometry, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 603, 5 August 2014
  • S. Bordier, A. Chocard, S. Gossé, Thermodynamic assessment of the palladium–selenium (Pd–Se) system, Journal of Nuclear Materials, Volume 451, Issues 1–3, August 2014
  • V. Cardoso Schwindt, J.S. Ardenghi, P. Bechthold, E.A. González, P.V. Jasen, A. Juan, B.S. Batic, M. Jenko, Selenium Adsorption at Different Coverages on Fe(100) and Fe(111): A DFT Study, Applied Surface Science, Available online 30 July 2014
  • Lijie Zhang, Hongfei Yu, Wei Cao, Youqing Dong, Chao Zou, Yun Yang, Shaoming Huang, Ning Dai, Da-Ming Zhu, Antimony doped cadmium selenium nanobelts with enhanced electrical and optoelectrical properties, Applied Surface Science, Volume 307, 15 July 2014