Tin telluride


Tin telluride

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IUPACName = tin(II) telluride
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CASNo = 12040-02-7
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Formula = SnTe
MolarMass = 246.31 g/mol
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Tin telluride is a compound of tin and tellurium (SnTe); it is a semi-metal.

Properties

* Cubic crystal, lattice constant 0.63 nm.
* Mobility 500 cm2V-1s-1
* Specific heat capacity 185 J.kg-1.K-1
* Enthalpy of sublimation 222 kJ.mol-1
* CAS number CASREF|CAS=12040-02-7.

It is often alloyed with lead to make lead tin telluride, which is used as an infrared detector material.

ee also

* Tin selenide
* Lead telluride

External links

* [http://www.fiz-chemie.de/infotherm/html/molpages/03%5C15%5C/mol31546.html Berlin thermophysical properties database]
* [http://www.webelements.com/webelements/compounds/text/Sn/Sn1Te1-12040027.html Webelements page]


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