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Copper Sulfide Powder

Copper Sulfide Powder

Copper Sulfide Powder
Product No NRE-11083
CAS 22205-45-4
Purity 99.9%
Formula Cu2S
APS <40 µm (Can be Customized)
Color NA
Molecular Weight 159.16 g/mol
Density 5.6 g/cm3
Melting Point 1,130 °C
Boiling Point NA

Copper Sulfide Powder

Copper sulfide powder, composed of copper and sulfur, finds applications in various fields due to its unique properties. Some of its common applications include:

Catalysts: Copper sulfide powder is often used as a catalyst in various chemical reactions, including hydrogenation and dehydrogenation processes.

Semiconductors: Copper sulfide is utilized in the production of semiconductors due to its semiconducting properties. It is employed in the manufacture of photodetectors, solar cells, and thermoelectric devices.

Lubricants: Copper sulfide powder can be added to lubricants to improve their anti-wear and friction-reducing properties. It helps reduce friction and wear between moving parts, thereby extending the lifespan of machinery and equipment.

Pigments: In the field of art and industry, copper sulfide can be used as a pigment in the production of various shades of black and grey colors.

Batteries: Copper sulfide is being explored for its potential application in lithium-ion batteries and other energy storage devices. Its conductivity and stability make it a promising candidate for the development of high-performance batteries.

Photovoltaic Devices: Copper sulfide is used in the production of solar cells and other photovoltaic devices due to its ability to absorb sunlight and convert it into electricity.

Thermoelectric Materials: Copper sulfide can be used in thermoelectric materials to convert heat energy into electrical energy. It is being researched for its potential application in waste heat recovery systems.

Infrared Detectors: Copper sulfide has the property of detecting infrared radiation, making it suitable for use in infrared detectors and thermal imaging devices.

Anti-microbial Agents: Copper sulfide nanoparticles have been investigated for their antimicrobial properties, and they are being explored for potential applications in various antimicrobial products and treatments.