Cadmium Telluride

CdTe

Cadmium Telluride - CdTe
Chemical name
Cadmium Telluride
Mineral name
Cadmium Telluride
Chemical formula
CdTe
Melting point [°C]
1090
Crystal system
cubic (Zinkblende)
Unit cell
a [Å]:6,48
b [Å]:6,48
c [Å]:6,48
Molecular weight [g/mol]
240.01
Mohs hardness
45 g/mm² (Knoop hardness)
Density [g/cm3]
5.85
Transparency
max. transmittance at I=7-12 μm: 66%
Refractive Index
n=2.69 (at I=10.6 μm)
Solubility in water
insoluble