Nickel Sulfide

NiS

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About

Sulfide IonNickel Sulfide is a moderately water and acid soluble Nickel source for uses compatible with sulfates. Sulfate compounds are salts or esters of sulfuric acid formed by replacing one or both of the hydrogens with a metal. Most metal sulfate compounds are readily soluble in water for uses such as water treatment, unlike fluorides and oxides which tend to be insoluble. Organometallic forms are soluble in organic solutions and sometimes in both aqueous and organic solutions. Metallic ions can also be dispersed utilizing suspended or coated nanoparticles and deposited utilizing sputtering targets and evaporation materials for uses such as solar energy materials and fuel cells. Nickel Sulfide is generally immediately available in most volumes. Ultra high purity and high purity compositions improve both optical quality and usefulness as scientific standards. Nanoscale elemental powders and suspensions, as alternative high surface area forms, may be considered. 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.

Synonyms

Mononickel monosulfide; Nickelous sulfide; Nickel sulfide [Nickel and nickel compounds]; Nickel monosulfide; beta Nickel sulfide; thioxonickel; Nickel(2+) sulfide; Nickel sulfide (NiS); 1-iodopyrrolidine-2, 5-dione; sulfanylidenenickel; Millerite; Nickelous sulfide; nickel subsulfide; nickel; thioxonickel; nickel; sulfanylidenenickel

Chemical Identifiers

Formula NiS
CAS 16812-54-7
Pubchem CID 28094
MDL N/A
EC No. 240-841-2
IUPAC Name sulfanylidenenickel
Beilstein Registry No. N/A
SMILES [Ni+2].[S-2]
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/Ni.S/q+2;-2
InchI Key ADGNAMGSVYAHHD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Properties

Compound Formula NiS
Molecular Weight 90.7584
Appearance Crystalline solid
Melting Point 797 °C (1467 °F)
Boiling Point N/A
Density 5.8 g/cm3
Exact Mass 89.907419
Monoisotopic Mass 89.907417 Da

Health & Safety Info  |  MSDS / SDS

Signal Word N/A
Hazard Statements N/A
Hazard Codes N/A
Risk Codes N/A
Safety Statements N/A
Transport Information N/A
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling (GHS) N/A
MSDS / SDS

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.

Related Products

NiSee more Nickel products. Nickel (atomic symbol: Ni, atomic number: 28) is a Block D, Group 4, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 58.6934. The number of electrons in each of nickel's shells is [2, 8, 16, 2] and its electron configuration is [Ar]3d8 4s2. Nickel was first discovered by Alex Constedt in 1751. The nickel atom has a radius of 124 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 184 pm. In its elemental form, nickel has a lustrous metallic silver appearance. Nickel is a hard and ductile transition metal that is considered corrosion-resistant because of its slow rate of oxidation. It is one of four elements that are ferromagnetic and is used in the production of various type of magnets for commercial use. Nickel is sometimes found free in nature but is more commonly found in ores. The bulk of mined nickel comes from laterite and magmatic sulfide ores. The name originates from the German word kupfernickel, which means "false copper" from the illusory copper color of the ore.

SSee 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. 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.

Research

Recent Research & Development for Sulfur

  • Induction and repair of DNA cross-links induced by sulfur mustard in the A-549 cell line followed by a comet assay. Jost P, Svobodova H, Stetina R. Chem Biol Interact. 2015 May 15
  • Thiol activated prodrugs of sulfur dioxide (SO2) as MRSA inhibitors. Pardeshi KA, Malwal SR, Banerjee A, Lahiri S, Rangarajan R, Chakrapani H. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2015 Apr 23.
  • A simple approach to the synthesis of Cu1.8S dendrites with thiamine hydrochloride as a sulfur source and structure-directing agent. Yan X, Li S, Pan YX, Yang Z, Liu X. Beilstein J Nanotechnol. 2015 Apr 1
  • Enabling Prominent High-Rate and Cycle Performances in One Lithium-Sulfur Battery: Designing Permselective Gateways for Li+ Transportation in Holey-CNT/S Cathodes. Zhou Y, Zhou C, Li Q, Yan C, Han B, Xia K, Gao Q, Wu J. Adv Mater. 2015 May 20.
  • Nanospace-Confinement Copolymerization Strategy for Encapsulating Polymeric Sulfur into Porous Carbon for Lithium-Sulfur Batteries. Ding B, Chang Z, Xu G, Nie P, Wang J, Pan J, Dou H, Zhang X. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2015 May 22.
  • Hydrophilicity-controlled ordered mesoporous carbon for lithium-sulfur batteries. Bae S, Jin X, Park GO, Kim JM. J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2014 Dec
  • Vertically Aligned Sulfur-Graphene Nanowalls on Substrates for Ultrafast Lithium-Sulfur Batteries. Li B, Li S, Liu J, Wang B, Yang S. Nano Lett. 2015 Apr 10. : Nano Lett
  • Dominance of sulfur-fueled iron oxide reduction in low-sulfate freshwater sediments. Hansel CM, Lentini CJ, Tang Y, Johnston DT, Wankel SD, Jardine PM. ISME J. 2015 Apr 14.: ISME J
  • Interaction between Nitrogen and Sulfur in Co-Doped Graphene and Synergetic Effect in Supercapacitor. Wang T, Wang LX, Wu DL, Xia W, Jia DZ. Sci Rep. 2015 Apr 16: Sci Rep
  • Protic-Salt-Derived Nitrogen/Sulfur-Codoped Mesoporous Carbon for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction and Supercapacitors. Zhang S, Ikoma A, Ueno K, Chen Z, Dokko K, Watanabe M. ChemSusChem. 2015 Apr 8.: ChemSusChem
  • Encapsulation of S/SWNT with PANI Web for Enhanced Rate and Cycle Performance in Lithium Sulfur Batteries. Kim JH, Fu K, Choi J, Kil K, Kim J, Han X, Hu L, Paik U. Sci Rep. 2015 Mar 10

Recent Research & Development for Nickel

  • Dysfunction of methionine sulfoxide reductases to repair damaged proteins by nickel nanoparticles. Feng PH, Huang YL, Chuang KJ, Chen KY, Lee KY, Ho SC, Bien MY, Yang YL, Chuang HC; Taiwan CardioPulmonary Research (T-CPR) Group. Chem Biol Interact. 2015 May 13
  • The effects of aging process and preactivation on mechanical properties of nickel-titanium closed coil springs. Alavi S, Haerian A. Dent Res J (Isfahan). 2015 May-Jun
  • A highly efficient flexible dye-sensitized solar cell based on nickel sulfide/platinum/titanium counter electrode. Yue G, Ma X, Zhang W, Li F, Wu J, Li G. Nanoscale Res Lett. 2015 Jan 10
  • Reactively sputtered nickel nitride as electrocatalytic counter electrode for dye- and quantum dot-sensitized solar cells. Soo Kang J, Park MA, Kim JY, Ha Park S, Young Chung D, Yu SH, Kim J, Park J, Choi JW, Jae Lee K, Jeong J, Jae Ko M, Ahn KS, Sung YE. Sci Rep. 2015 May 21
  • Effect of fluoride on nickel-titanium and stainless steel orthodontic archwires: an in-vitro study. Heravi F, Moayed MH, Mokhber N. J Dent (Tehran). 2015 Jan
  • Tailored electrical conductivity, electromagnetic shielding and thermal transport in polymeric blends with graphene sheets decorated with nickel nanoparticles. Pawar SP, Stephen S, Bose S, Mittal V. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2015 May 18.
  • Nickel oxide and carbon nanotube composite (NiO/CNT) as a novel cathode non-precious metal catalyst in microbial fuel cells. Huang J, Zhu N, Yang T, Zhang T, Wu P, Dang Z. Biosens Bioelectron. 2015 May 14
  • Fabrication and Characterization of Thin Film Nickel Hydroxide Electrodes for Micro-Power Applications. Falahati H, Kim E, Barz DP. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2015 May 22.
  • Preparation of magnetic core-shell iron oxide@silica@nickel-ethylene glycol microspheres for highly efficient sorption of uranium(vi). Tan L, Zhang X, Liu Q, Wang J, Sun Y, Jing X, Liu J, Song D, Liu L. Dalton Trans. 2015 Mar 16.

Recent Research & Development for Sulfides

  • Development of the Transferable Potentials for Phase Equilibria Model for Hydrogen Sulfide. Shah MS, Tsapatsis M, Siepmann JI. J Phys Chem B. 2015 May 18.
  • 8-Mercapto-Cyclic GMP Mediates Hydrogen Sulfide-Induced Stomatal Closure in Arabidopsis. Honda K, Yamada N, Yoshida R, Ihara H, Sawa T, Akaike T, Iwai S. Plant Cell Physiol. 2015 May 14.
  • Microbial diversity and the implications of sulfide levels in an anaerobic reactor used to remove an anionic surfactant from laundry wastewater. Delforno TP, Moura AG, Okada DY, Sakamoto IK, Varesche MB. Bioresour Technol. 2015 May 20
  • A tetraphenylimidazole-based fluorescent probe for the detection of hydrogen sulfide and its application in living cells. Gu B, Mi N, Zhang Y, Yin P, Li H, Yao S. Anal Chim Acta. 2015 Jun 16
  • Hydrogen Sulfide-Based Anti-Inflammatory and Chemopreventive Therapies: An Experimental Approach. Flannigan KL, Wallace JL. Curr Pharm Des. 2015 May 13.
  • Formation of Copper Zinc Tin Sulfide Thin Films from Colloidal Nanocrystal Dispersions via Aerosol-Jet Printing and Compaction. Williams BA, Mahajan A, Smeaton MA, Holgate CS, Aydil ES, Francis LF. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2015 May 19.
  • A highly efficient flexible dye-sensitized solar cell based on nickel sulfide/platinum/titanium counter electrode. Yue G, Ma X, Zhang W, Li F, Wu J, Li G. Nanoscale Res Lett. 2015 Jan 10
  • Facile assembly of oppositely charged silver sulfide nanoparticles into photoluminescent mesoporous nanospheres. Tan L, Liu S, Yang Q, Shen YM. Langmuir. 2015 Mar 15.
  • Cadmium sulfide quantum dots induce oxydative-stress and behavioural impairments in the marine clam Scrobicularia plana. Buffet PE, Zalouk-Vergnoux A, Poirier L, Lopes C, Risso-de Faverney C, Guibbolini M, Gilliland D, Perrein-Ettajani H, Valsami-Jones E, Mouneyrac C. Environ Toxicol Chem. 2015 Mar 13.
  • Hexametaphosphate-Capped Silica Mesoporous Nanoparticles Containing CuII Complexes for the Selective and Sensitive Optical Detection of Hydrogen Sulfide in Water. El Sayed S, Milani M, Licchelli M, Martínez-Máñez R, Sancenón F. Chemistry. 2015 Mar 10.

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