Zinc Selenide

ZnSe: zinc selenide is yellow to red in appearance and commonly used as an infrared optical material.

Zinc Selenide specifications

We offer ZnSe in the form of wafer banks with diameters ranging from 12 to 50 mm and purities of of 99.99%. The wafers can be round to non-round and polished or unpolished. Contact us for more details. They are carefully packaged in soft paper, with each bag containing 1 Kg. To ensure the integrity of the product, it is imperative to store them away from direct sunlight and acids, while keeping them dry. Additionally, we can provide wafers with specific diameters and thicknesses upon request.

Our product range also includes crystal granules with sizes ranging from 1 to 40 mm and powder with a particle size of ≥ 200 mesh.

Wafer Bank
Dia. 12-50 mmOrange
99.99%Packed with soft paper
1 Kg/Bag
Avoid exposure to sunlight & acid
Keep dry
Dia. & Thickness
Upon demand
CrystalGranule1-40 mm
Powder≥ 200 mesh

Characteristics of ZnSe

CAS NumberDensity (g/cm3)Boiling point (Cº)Melting point (Cº)Refractive index at 550 (nm)Transparency range (µm)Evaporation source
1315-09-95.27/15202.580.5-22E; B(Ta, Mo)
ApplicationsPVD Wafer Bank: Infrared & laser lens
Crystal: Infrared film coating

ZnSe Evaporation techniques

It can be thermally evaporated from a tantalum or molybdenum boat.

It can also be evaporated by electron beam with a tantalum or molybdenum crucible liner.

It is evaporated in a dedicated vacuum chamber due to its high vapor pressures at low temperature.

Request your quote to buy Zinc Selenide, or request more information today! Our team will be happy to assist you!