SE1115 Bismuth (III) Selenide Powder (Bi2Se3 Powder) (CAS No.12068-69-8)

Catalog No. SE1115
Purity 99.99%, 99.999%
CAS Number 12068-69-8
Density (at R.T.) 6.82 g/cc
Physical Specifications Powder / Particle / Block / Sputtering Target

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

Bismuth (III) Selenide Powder Description

Bismuth Selenide is a dark gray crystalline powder. It is insoluble in alkali and readily resolves in aqua regia and concentrated acid. Bi2Se3 is a semiconductor and a thermoelectric material.

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Bismuth (III) Selenide Powder Application

Thermoelectric Materials: Bismuth(III) selenide is a highly efficient thermoelectric material, meaning it can convert heat into electricity or vice versa. This property is valuable in thermoelectric generators, which have applications in waste heat recovery, space exploration, and remote power generation.

Semiconductor Devices: Bismuth(III) selenide is used in the development of semiconductor devices, including transistors, diodes, and integrated circuits. Its unique electronic properties make it suitable for specialized electronic components.

Infrared Optics: Bismuth(III) selenide is transparent in the infrared (IR) region of the electromagnetic spectrum. It is used in IR windows, lenses, and optical components for thermal imaging cameras and sensors.

Photovoltaic Devices: Bismuth(III) selenide is studied for its potential use in photovoltaic devices, particularly in thin-film solar cells. Researchers are exploring its application to improve the efficiency of solar energy conversion.

Thermoelectric Cooling: In addition to power generation, bismuth(III) selenide is used in thermoelectric coolers, also known as Peltier coolers. These devices use the thermoelectric effect to provide precise temperature control in applications such as electronics and refrigeration.

Materials Research: Bismuth(III) selenide powder is a valuable material for materials scientists and researchers studying advanced materials, particularly in the development of new compounds and the investigation of electronic properties.

Catalysis: Bismuth compounds, including bismuth(III) selenide, can serve as catalysts in various chemical reactions, including those used in organic synthesis and environmental applications.

Nuclear Radiation Detection: Bismuth(III) selenide-based detectors are employed in gamma-ray spectrometers and radiation detectors for nuclear physics research, nuclear medicine, and radiation monitoring.

Sensors: Bismuth(III) selenide-based sensors are developed for applications such as gas sensing, environmental monitoring, and chemical analysis.

Superconductors: Bismuth(III) selenide is studied for its potential use in high-temperature superconductors, which can conduct electricity without resistance at elevated temperatures.

Quantum Materials: Researchers explore bismuth(III) selenide for its unique quantum properties, which have implications in quantum computing and other emerging quantum technologies.

Bismuth (III) Selenide Powder Specification

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We are also able to provide Bi2Se3 powder with purity above 99.999%. The content of total impurities (silver, aluminum, arsenic, cadmium, copper, iron, magnesium, nickel, lead, tin) is less than 10 PPM.

Bismuth (III) Selenide Powder Packaging

Our Bi2Se3 powder is clearly tagged and labeled externally to ensure efficient identification and quality control. Great care is taken to avoid any damage which might be caused during storage or transportation.

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