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Indium Phosphide/Zinc Sulfide Quantum Dot - 530 nm
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Indium Phosphide/Zinc Sulfide Quantum Dot - 560 nm
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Indium Phosphide/Zinc Sulfide Quantum Dot - 590 nm
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Indium Phosphide/Zinc Sulfide Quantum Dot - 620 nm
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Indium Phosphide/Zinc Sulfide Quantum Dots Health & Safety Information

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About Indium Phosphide/Zinc Sulfide Quantum Dots

Indium Phosphide/Zinc Sulfide (InP/ZnS) Quantum Dots are core-shell high-luminosity semiconductor crystals with an inner core of Indium Phosphide encapsulated by an outer core of Zinc Sulfide. InP/ZnS quantum dots can be stabilized with oleylamine ligands and are soluble in various organic solvents such as toulene. of With spectra emissions ranging from 530 nanometers (nm) to 650 nanometers (nm) wavelengths, these quantum dots possess the novel property of having an extremely narrow emission spectrum (Gaussian Distribution) that is directly proportional to the particle's size. The smaller the particle the more its emission is blue shifted and conversely, the larger the particle size, the more its emission is red shifted. Indium Phosphide/Zinc Sulfide quantum dots have the potential to turn light emitting diodes (LED) from merely display devices to illumination devices creating the first solid state lighting sources. American Elements manufactures quantum dots from several semiconductor materials, including Cadmium Telluride (CdTe), Lead Selenide (PbSe), Zinc Indium Phosphide/Zinc Sulfide (ZnInP/ZnS), Zinc Cadmium Selenide/Zinc Sulfide (ZnCdSe/ZnS), and Graphene; for more information about uses and applications for quantum dots, please visit the quantum dots information center.

Indium Phosphide/Zinc Sulfide Quantum Dots Synonyms

CFQD, Cadmium free core shell quantum dots, Cadmium free quantum dots, Core/Shell heavy metal free quantum dots, Fluorescent nanocrystals

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula InP-ZnS
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See more Sulfur products. Sulfur (or Sulphur) (atomic symbol: S, atomic number: 16) is a Block P, Group 16, Period 3 element with an atomic radius of 32.066. Sulfur Bohr ModelThe 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.


See more Zinc products. Zinc (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. In its elemental form, zinc has a silver-gray appearance. It is brittle at ordinary temperatures but malleable at 100 °C to 150 °C.Elemental Zinc 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.


Phosphorus Bohr ModelSee more Phosphorus products. Phosphorus (atomic symbol: P, atomic number: 15) is a Block P, Group 15, Period 3 element. The number of electrons in each of Phosphorus's shells is 2, 8, 5 and its electronic configuration is [Ne] 3s2 3p3. The phosphorus atom has a radius of and its Van der Waals radius is Phosphorus is a highly-reactive non-metallic element (sometimes considered a metalloid) with two primary allotropes, white phosphorus and red phosphorus its black flaky appearance is similar to graphitic carbon. Compound forms of phosphorus include phosphates and phosphides. Phosphorous was first recognized as an element by Hennig Brand in 1669 its name (phosphorus mirabilis, or "bearer of light") was inspired from the brilliant glow emitted by its distillation.

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