4N (99.99%) Zinc Selenide (ZnSe) Pieces Evaporation Materials - MSE Supplies LLC

MSE PRO 4N (99.99%) Zinc Selenide (ZnSe) Pieces Evaporation Materials

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MSE PRO™ 4N (99.99%) Zinc Selenide (ZnSe) Pieces Evaporation Materials

Zinc Selenide (ZnSe) is a yellow to red solid compound with a band gap of 2.7eV. It has wide transmission wavelength range, which makes it a great infrared optical material. Due to its high vapor pressure, it should be evaporated in dedicated chamber to avoid contamination. It is evaporated under vacuum to create thin films for diodes, electro-luminescent devices, and solar cells applications.

Due to the highly reactive nature of these materials, packaging in oil is required to reduce the opportunity for oxidation or other reaction.

The dimensions and purities can be customized upon request. Please contact us for customization or bulk orders.

Name Zinc Selenide
Chemical Formula ZnSe
CAS # 1315-09-9
Molecule Weight (g/mol) 144.35
Color/Appearance Yellow-Red, Crystalline Solid
Purity ≥99.99%, 4N
Melting Point (°C) 1,520
Theoretical Density (g/cm3) 5.42
Z Ratio 0.722
Thermal Evaporation Techniques

Boat:  W, Mo, Ta
Coil:  W, Mo
Basket:  W, Mo

E-Beam Crucible Liner Material Tantalum, Molybdenum
Temp. (°C) for Given Vap. Press. (Torr) 10-4: 660

MSE Supplies offers a variety for crucibles for material evaporations. We can customize the dimensions based on your requirements.


1. Synthesis of thermally evaporated ZnSe thin film at room temperature. Thin Solid Films 519, no. 18 (2011): 5971-5977.

2. Close-spaced evaporated ZnSe films: Preparation and characterization. Physica B: Condensed Matter 365, no. 1-4 (2005): 240-246.