Lead Selenide Quantum Dots



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Compound Formula PbSe
Molecular Weight 286.16
Appearance Powder
Melting Point 1078 °C, 1351 K, 1972 °F
Boiling Point N/A
Density N/A
Exact Mass 287.893173
Monoisotopic Mass 287.893173

Health & Safety Info  |  MSDS / SDS

Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements H301 + H331-H302 + H332-H360Df-H373-H410
Hazard Codes T,N
Risk Codes 60-61-23/25-33-50/53
Safety Statements 53-20/21-28-45-60-61
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information UN 3283 6.1/PG 3
WGK Germany 3
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling (GHS) N/A


American Elements is a manufacturer and supplier specializing in producing Lead Selenide (PbSe) Quantum Dots. PbSe Quantum Dots are finding important application in solar energy due to their extremely wide band gap in which they absorbs light. American Elements manufactures quantum dots from several semiconductor materials, including Cadmium Telluride (CdTe), Zinc Indium Phosphide/Zinc Sulfide (ZnInP/ZnS), Zinc Cadmium Selenide/Zinc Sulfide (ZnCdSe/ZnS), Indium Phosphide/ Zinc Sulfide (InP/ZnS), and Graphene.


Lead(II) selenide

Chemical Identifiers

Formula PbSe
CAS 12069-00-0
Pubchem CID 61550
MDL MFCD00016273
EC No. 235-109-4
IUPAC Name selanylidenelead
Beilstein Registry No. N/A
SMILES [Pb]=[Se]
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/Pb.Se

Packaging Specifications

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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