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Cadmium Sulfide
CdS
Identifiers
Formula: CdS
Item #: CA-1000
CAS #: 1306-23-6
Synonyms: Cadmium Sulphide
Market Focus: Pigments
Notes

Cadmium sulfide has been used a phosphor, a glass and pottery colorant and, as a photodetector / photoconductor.  Its toxicity has limited it applications, but most recently,  highly photoluminescent cadmium sulfide quantum dots have found applications as biological labels for tracking molecular interactions.

Properties
Formula Mass: 144.46 g/mol
Purity: 99.9 - 99.999
Form:

Available as a powder or as 3-6mm granules

Density: Cubic: 4.5 g/cm³, Hexagonal: 4.82 g/cm³
Melting Point: 1,750ºC (980ºC - sublimes)
Crystal System: Cubic, Hexagonal
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