Zinc Cadmium Selenide/Zinc Sulfide Quantum Dots

Linear Formula: Zn-Cd-Se/ Zn-S

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Zinc Cadmium Selenide/Zinc Sulfide Quantum Dot -440 nm
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Zinc Cadmium Selenide/Zinc Sulfide Quantum Dot -480 nm
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American Elements is a manufacturer and supplier specializing in producing Zinc Cadmium Selenide/Zinc Sulfide (ZnCdSe/ZnS) Quantum Dots. ZnCdSe/ZnS Quantum Dots are core-shell structured inorganic nanocrystals where an inner core of Cadmium Selenide is encapsulated in an outer core of wider band gap Zinc Selenide. Zinc Cadmium Selenide/Zinc Sulfide Quantum Dots exhibit spectra emission ranges from 530 nanometers (nm) to 610 nanometers (nm) wavelengths. They are high luminosity inorganic particles soluble in various organic solutions. Zinc Cadmium Selenide/Zinc Sulfide Quantum Dots are nanoparticles of Cadmium Selenide/Zinc Sulfide semiconductor crystals with 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. Zinc Cadmium Selenide/Zinc Sulfide Quantum Dots have the potential to turn light emitting diodes (LED) from merely display devises to illumination devices creating the first solid state lighting sources. technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement. American Elements manufactures quantum dots from several semiconductor materials, including Cadmium Telluride (CdTe), Lead Selenide (PbSe), Zinc Indium Phosphide/Zinc Sulfide (ZnInP/ZnS), Indium Phosphide/ Zinc Sulfide (InP/ZnS), and Graphene; for more information about uses and applications for quantum dots, please visit the Quantum Dots information center.


ZnCdSe/ZnS quantum dots, ZnCdSe-ZnS QDs, ZnS coated CdSe quantum dots, cadmium selenide, zinc sulfide, core/shell quantum dots, (CdSe)ZnS

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Linear Formula Zn-Cd-Se/ Zn-S
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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 Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes, and 36,000 lb. tanker trucks.

Related Products & Element Information


See more Cadmium products. Cadmium (atomic symbol: Cd, atomic number: 48) is a Block D, Group 12, Period 5 element with an atomic weight of 112.411. Cadmium Bohr ModelThe number of electrons in each of Cadmium's shells is 2, 8, 18, 18, 2 and its electron configuration is [Kr] 4d10 5s2. The cadmium atom has a radius of 151 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 230 pm.Cadmium was discovered and first isolated by Karl Samuel Leberecht Hermann and Friedrich Stromeyer in 1817. In its elemental form, cadmium has a silvery bluish gray metallic appearance. Cadmium makes up about 0.1 ppm of the earth's crust. Elemental CadmiumNo significant deposits of cadmium containing ores are known, however, it is sometimes found in its metallic form. It is a common impurity in zinc ores and is isolated during the production of zinc. Cadmium is a key component in battery production and particular pigments and coatings due to its distinct yellow color. Cadmium oxide is used in phosphors for television picture tubes. The name Cadmium originates from the Latin word 'cadmia' and the Greek word 'kadmeia'.


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.

Recent Research

[OP.2A.01] URINE CADMIUM LEVELS AND ALBUMINURIA IN A GENERAL POPULATION FROM SPAIN: A GENE-ENVIRONMENT INTERACTION POPULATION-BASED STUDY., Pichler, G, Grau-Perez M, Martin-Escudero J, Galan-Chilet I, Dominguez-Lucas A, Chaves F, Redon J, and Tellez-Plaza M , J Hypertens, 2016 Sep, Volume 34 Suppl 2, p.e15, (2016)

Availability and toxicity of cadmium to forage grasses grown in contaminated soil., Silva, Enilson B., Fonseca Felipe G., Alleoni Luís R. F., Nascimento Sandra S., Grazziotti Paulo H., and Nardis Bárbara O. , Int J Phytoremediation, 2016 Sep, Volume 18, Issue 9, p.847-52, (2016)

Endogenous salicylic acid is required for promoting cadmium tolerance of Arabidopsis by modulating glutathione metabolisms., Guo, Bin, Liu Chen, Li Hua, Yi Keke, Ding Nengfei, Li Ningyu, Lin Yicheng, and Fu Qinglin , J Hazard Mater, 2016 Oct 5, Volume 316, p.77-86, (2016)

Do arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi affect cadmium uptake kinetics, subcellular distribution and chemical forms in rice?, Li, Hui, Luo Na, Zhang Li Jun, Zhao Hai Ming, Li Yan Wen, Cai Quan Ying, Wong Ming Hung, and Mo Ce Hui , Sci Total Environ, 2016 Nov 15, Volume 571, p.1183-90, (2016)

Cadmium accumulation and tolerance of Lagerstroemia indica and Lagerstroemia fauriei (Lythraceae) seedlings for phytoremediation applications., Wang, Yixiang, Gu Cuihua, Bai Shangbin, Sun Zhibin, Zhu Tingting, Zhu Xudan, Grit Dale H., and Tembrock Luke R. , Int J Phytoremediation, 2016 Nov, Volume 18, Issue 11, p.1104-12, (2016)

Maternal and fetal exposure to cadmium, lead, manganese and mercury: The MIREC study., Arbuckle, Tye E., Liang Chun Lei, Morisset Anne-Sophie, Fisher Mandy, Weiler Hope, Cirtiu Ciprian Mihai, Legrand Melissa, Davis Karelyn, Ettinger Adrienne S., and Fraser William D. , Chemosphere, 2016 Nov, Volume 163, p.270-82, (2016)

Enrofloxacin at environmentally relevant concentrations enhances uptake and toxicity of cadmium in the earthworm Eisenia fetida in farm soils., Li, Yinsheng, Tang Hao, Hu Yingxiu, Wang Xiuhong, Ai Xiaojie, Tang Li, Matthew Cory, Cavanagh Jo, and Qiu Jiangping , J Hazard Mater, 2016 May 5, Volume 308, p.312-20, (2016)

Development of a highly specific and sensitive cadmium and lead microbial biosensor using synthetic CadC-T7 genetic circuitry., Kim, Hyun Ju, Lim Ji Won, Jeong Haeyoung, Lee Sang-Jae, Lee Dong-Woo, Kim Taesung, and Lee Sang Jun , Biosens Bioelectron, 2016 May 15, Volume 79, p.701-8, (2016)

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