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Zinc Sulfide

ZnS
CAS 1314-98-3


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CHEMICAL
IDENTIFIER
Formula CAS No. PubChem CID MDL No. EC No IUPAC Name Beilstein
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Key
ZnS 1314-98-3 14821 MFCD00011301 215-251-3 sulfanylidenezinc N/A S=[Zn] InChI=1S/S.Zn WGPCGCOKHWGKJJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

PROPERTIES Compound Formula Mol. Wt. Appearance Melting Point Boiling Point Density Exact Mass Monoisotopic Mass Charge MSDS
SZn 97.45 White hexagonal crystals 1,185° C
(2,165° F)
N/A 4.1 g/cm3 95.901213 95.901213 0 Safety Data Sheet

Sulfide IonZinc Sulfide is a crystalline solid used as a semiconductor and in photo optic applications. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.

Zinc (Zn) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolZinc (atomic symbol: Zn, atomic number: 30) is a Block D, Group 12, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 65.38. The number of electrons in each of zinc's shells is 2, 8, 18, 2, and its electron configuration is [Ar] 3d10 4s2. Zinc Bohr ModelThe zinc atom has a radius of 134 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 210 pm. Zinc was discovered by Indian metallurgists prior to 1000 BC and first recognized as a unique element by Rasaratna Samuccaya in 800. Zinc was first isolated by Andreas Marggraf in 1746.Elemental Zinc In its elemental form, zinc has a silver-gray appearance. It is brittle at ordinary temperatures but malleable at 100 °C to 150 °C. It is a fair conductor of electricity, and burns in air at high red producing white clouds of the oxide. Zinc is mined from sulfidic ore deposits. It is the 24th most abundant element in the earth's crust and the fourth most common metal in use (after iron, aluminum, and copper). The name zinc originates from the German word "zin," meaning tin. For more information on zinc, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of zinc products, visit the Zinc element page.

Sulfur Bohr ModelSulfur (S) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolSulfur or Sulphur (atomic symbol: S, atomic number: 16) is a Block P, Group 16, Period 3 element with an atomic radius of 32.066. The number of electrons in each of Sulfur's shells is 2, 8, 6 and its electron configuration is [Ne] 3s2 3p4. In its elemental form, sulfur has a light yellow appearance. The sulfur atom has a covalent radius of 105 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 180 pm. In nature, sulfur can be found in hot springs, meteorites, volcanoes, and as galena, gypsum, and epsom salts. Sulfur has been known since ancient times but was not accepted as an element until 1777, when Antoine Lavoisier helped to convince the scientific community that it was an element and not a compound. For more information on sulfur, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of sulfur products, visit the Sulfur element page.

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ZINC SULFIDE SYNONYMS
Zinc sulphide, Zinc monosulfide, Sachtolith, Pigment White 7, sulfanylidenezinc, sulfanylidenezinc

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Recent Research & Development for Zinc

  • Structural Correlations between Luminescent Properties and Excited State Internal Proton Transfer in some Zinc(II) N,N’-bis(Salicylidenes). Cristina Aparecida Barboza, José Carlos Germino, Anderson Martinez Santana, Fernando Júnior Quites, Pedro Antônio Muniz Vazquez, and Teresa Dib Zambon Atvars. J. Phys. Chem. C: February 16, 2015
  • Enhancement of the Yield of Photoinduced Charge Separation in Zinc Porphyrin-Quantum Dot Complexes by a bis-Dithiocarbamate Linkage. Shengye Jin, Mario Tagliazucchi, Ho-Jin Son, Rachel Harris, Kenneth Aruda, David J. Weinberg, Alexander B Nepomnyashchii, Omar K. Farha, Joseph T. Hupp, and Emily A. Weiss. J. Phys. Chem. C: February 12, 2015
  • Macrocyclic Platforms for the Construction of Tetranuclear Oxo and Hydroxo Zinc Clusters. Thomas Cadenbach, James R. Pankhurst, Tommy A. Hofmann, Massimiliano Curcio, Polly L. Arnold, and Jason B. Love. Organometallics: February 10, 2015
  • New insight into mercury emissions from zinc smelters using mass flow analysis. Qingru Wu, Shuxiao Wang, Mulin Hui, Fengyang Wang, Lei Zhang, Lei Duan, and Yao Luo. Environ. Sci. Technol.: February 8, 2015
  • Nitrogen-Rich Salts Based on the Energetic [Monoaquabis(N,N-bis(1H-tetrazol-5-yl)amine)-zinc(II)] Anion: A Promising Design in the Development of New Energetic Materials. Fugang Li, Yangang Bi, Wenyuan Zhao, Tonglai Zhang, Zunning Zhou, and Li Yang. Inorg. Chem.: February 5, 2015
  • Tailoring Native Defects and Zinc Impurities in Li4Ti5O12: Insights from First-Principles Study. Huan Duan, Jia Li, Hongda Du, Sum Wai Chiang, Chengjun Xu, Wenhui Duan, and Feiyu Kang. J. Phys. Chem. C: February 5, 2015
  • Aggregation-Induced Structure Transition of Protein-Stabilized Zinc Copper Nanoclusters for Amplified Chemiluminescence. Hui Chen, Ling Lin, Haifang Li, Jianzhang Li, and Jin-Ming Lin. ACS Nano: February 3, 2015
  • Zinc oxide supported trans-CoD(p-Cl)PPCl type Metalloporphyrins catalyst for cyclohexane oxidation to cyclohexanol and cyclohexanone with high yield. Yujia Xie, Fengyong Zhang, Pingle Liu, Fang Hao, and Hean Luo. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.: February 2, 2015
  • Additive Effects in the Formation of Fluorescent Zinc Metal–Organic Frameworks with 5-Hydroxyisophthalate. Matthew D. Hill, Samir El-Hankari, Mauro Chiacchia, Graham J. Tizzard, Simon J. Coles, Darren Bradshaw, Jonathan A. Kitchen, and Tony D. Keene. Crystal Growth & Design: January 29, 2015
  • Classification of Zinc Sulfide Quantum Dots by Size: Insights into the Particle Surface–Solvent Interaction of Colloids. Doris Segets, Christian Lutz, Kyoko Yamamoto, So Komada, Sebastian Süß, Yasushige Mori, and Wolfgang Peukert. J. Phys. Chem. C: January 29, 2015

Recent Research & Development for Sulfides

  • Intermolecular Interaction in the Formaldehyde – Dimethyl Ether and Formaldehyde – Dimethyl Sulfide Complexes Investigated by Fourier Transform Microwave Spectroscopy and Ab Initio Calculations. Yoshio Tatamitani, Yoshiyuki Kawashima, Yoshihiro Osamura, and Eizi Hirota. J. Phys. Chem. A: February 13, 2015
  • Pyridine-Biquinoline-Metal Complexes for Sensing Pyrophosphate and Hydrogen Sulfide in Aqueous Buffer and in Cells. Zijuan Hai, Yajie Bao, Qingqing Miao, Xiaoyi Yi, and Gaolin Liang. Anal. Chem.: February 12, 2015
  • Design of Lead Telluride Based Thermoelectric Materials through Incorporation of Lead Sulfide Inclusions or Ligand Stripping of Nano-Sized Building Blocks. Derak James, Xu Lu, Alexander Chi Nguyen, Donald T. Morelli, and Stephanie L. Brock. J. Phys. Chem. C: February 11, 2015
  • Reduction of Nitroaromatics Sorbed to Black Carbon by Direct Reaction with Sorbed Sulfides. Wenqing Xu, Joseph J. Pignatello, and William Armistead Mitch. Environ. Sci. Technol.: February 11, 2015
  • Classification of Zinc Sulfide Quantum Dots by Size: Insights into the Particle Surface–Solvent Interaction of Colloids. Doris Segets, Christian Lutz, Kyoko Yamamoto, So Komada, Sebastian Süß, Yasushige Mori, and Wolfgang Peukert. J. Phys. Chem. C: January 29, 2015
  • Double Metal Ions Synergistic Effect in Hierarchical Multiple Sulfide Microflowers for Enhanced Supercapacitor Performance. Yang Gao, Liwei Mi, Wutao Wei, Shizhong Cui, Zhi Zheng, Hongwei Hou, and Weihua Chen. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces: January 27, 2015
  • Reductive Transformation of Tetrachloroethene Catalyzed by Sulfide–Cobalamin in Nano-Mackinawite Suspension. Daeseung Kyung, Amnorzahira Amir, Kyunghoon Choi, and Woojin Lee. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.: January 26, 2015
  • Molecularly Engineered Quantum Dots for Visualization of Hydrogen Sulfide. Yehan Yan, Huan Yu, Yajiao Zhang, Kui Zhang, Houjuan Zhu, Tao Yu, Hui Jiang, and Suhua Wang. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces: January 23, 2015
  • Plasmonic Copper Sulfide Nanocrystals Exhibiting Near-Infrared Photothermal and Photodynamic Therapeutic Effects. Shunhao Wang, Andreas Riedinger, Hongbo Li, Changhui Fu, Huiyu Liu, Linlin Li, Tianlong Liu, Longfei Tan, Markus J. Barthel, Giammarino Pugliese, Francesco De Donato, Marco Scotto D’Abbusco, Xianwei Meng, Liberato Manna, Huan Meng, and Teresa Pellegrino. ACS Nano: January 20, 2015
  • Photoinduced Carrier Dynamics of Nearly Stoichiometric Oleylamine-Protected Copper Indium Sulfide Nanoparticles and Nanodisks. Masanori Sakamoto, Lihui Chen, Makoto Okano, David M. Tex, Yoshihiko Kanemitsu, and Toshiharu Teranishi. J. Phys. Chem. C: January 19, 2015