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Cadmium iodide Powder

Cadmium Iodide Powder

Cadmium iodide Powder
Product No NRE-11038
CAS 7790-80-9
Purity 99.9%
Molecular Formula CdI2
Molecular Weight 366.22 g/mol
Color White to Pale Yellow
Density 5.64 g/mL
APS <40 µm (can be customized)
Melting Point 387 °C
Boiling Point 742 °C

Cadmium Iodide Powder

Cadmium iodide is a chemical compound with the formula CdI2. It is a crystalline solid, which can be either yellow or white depending on its form. Cadmium iodide has a variety of applications in different fields, mainly due to its unique properties. Some of the applications include:

Inorganic Synthesis: Cadmium iodide is often used in the synthesis of other cadmium compounds and inorganic materials due to its reactivity with various other chemicals.

Photocells and Semiconductors: It is used in the production of photocells and semiconductors due to its semiconducting properties. These are utilized in various electronic devices and photodetectors.

Optics and Crystal Growth: Cadmium iodide is used in the manufacture of special optical materials and crystals. It is also used as a source of cadmium for the growth of cadmium-containing crystals.

Pharmaceutical Industry: It has been used in some pharmaceutical applications, particularly in the production of certain drugs.

Research and Development: It finds application in various research and development activities due to its unique properties and reactivity. It is often utilized in the laboratory for specific experiments and chemical reactions.

Catalysts and Chemical Reactions: It can act as a catalyst in various chemical reactions, especially those involving organic compounds.

Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells (DSSCs): Cadmium iodide is used in the fabrication of DSSCs, a type of solar cell in which a sensitizing dye facilitates the electron transfer process.