Zinc Telluride (ZnTe)

Application fields: IR optics; substrates; crystal pieces for vacuum deposition, THz detectors, THz emitters, optical limiters (ZnTe:V, ZnTe:Mn:V)
Growth methods: HPVB or HPVZM
CAS # 1315-11-3
Structure Cubic zincblende
Density:  5.633 g/cm3
Specific Heat: 0.16 J/gK
Eg (300 K) 2.25 eV
Max. Transmittance (l =7-12 mm): 60 %
Max. specific resistivity 109 Ohm´cm
Refractive index (l =10.6 mm): 2.7
Electrooptical coefficient r41=r52=r63 4.0´10-12 m/V
Max. IR-optic blank diameter/length: Æ 38´20 mm
Max. single crystal diameter/length: Æ 38´20 mm


Transmittance spectra:

Concentration of impurities by GDMS in 5N ZnTe crystals (PDF file)

Concentration of impurities by GDMS in 6N ZnTe crystals (PDF file)

Material Safety Data Sheet