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Selenium

Selenium is a semi-metal that can exist in two forms: as a silvery metal or as a red powder. The biggest use of selenium is as an additive to glass. Some selenium compounds decolourise glass, while others give a deep red colour. Selenium can also be used to reduce the transmission of sunlight in architectural glass, giving it a bronze tint. Selenium is used to make pigments for ceramics, paint and plastics.

Selenium has both a photovoltaic action (converts light to electricity) and a photoconductive action (electrical resistance decreases with increased illumination). It is therefore useful in photocells, solar cells and photocopiers. It can also convert AC electricity to DC electricity, so is extensively used in rectifiers.

Selenium is toxic to the scalp fungus that causes dandruff so it is used in some anti-dandruff shampoos. Selenium is also used as an additive to make stainless steel.

Stanford Advanced Materials (SAM) manufactures and supplies high quality Copper (I) Selenide Powder (Cu2Se Powder), Cadmium Selenide Powder (CdSe Powder), Bismuth (III) Selenide Powder (Bi2Se3 Powder) and Selenium Metal (Se Metal).

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  • Copper (I) Selenide Powder (Cu2Se Powder)

    Stanford Advanced Materials (SAM) is a reliable manufacturer of a variety of chemical compounds. The purity of our Copper (I) Selenide powder can reach or be over 99.999%. Related products: Bismuth (III) Selenide Powder, Cadmium Selenide Powder, Selenium Metal

  • Cadmium Selenide Powder (CdSe Powder)

    Based on 20 years of experience manufacturing advanced materials, SAM tries its best to provide the top of the line products for our customers worldwide. We offer ultra-high purity (up to 99.999% and above) Cadmium Selenide powder to be used in various applications. Related products: Cadmium Sulfide Powder, Bismuth (III) Selenide Powder, Copper (I)...

  • Bismuth (III) Selenide Powder (Bi2Se3 Powder)

    Stanford Advanced Materials (SAM) produces a wide range of bismuth compounds. Bismuth Selenide is one of the important compounds of Bismuth. We provide ultra-high purity and quality Bi2Se3 with competitive prices. Related products: Bismuth Trioxide Powder, Bismuth (III) Sulfide Powder, Bismuth Metal, Selenium Metal

  • Selenium Metal (Se Metal)

    Stanford Advanced Materials (SAM) has been committed to providing ultra-high purity (up to 99.99999%) Selenium Metal (Se Metal) for almost 2 decades. Our Se Metal is available in powder, particle, block and other forms. Related products: Bismuth (III) Selenide Powder, Cadmium Selenide Powder, Copper (I) Selenide Powder.

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