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Germanium Sulfide Powder

Germanium Sulfide Powder

Germanium Sulfide Powder
Product No NRE-11106
CAS 12025-34-2
Purity 99.9%
Formula GeS2
APS <40 µm (Can be Customized)
Color White
Molecular Weight 136.75 g·mol−1
Density 2.94 g cm−3
Melting Point 840°C
Boiling Point 1,530 °C

Germanium Sulfide Powder

Germanium sulfide Powder (GeS) is a chemical compound composed of the elements germanium and sulfur. It has several applications due to its unique properties. Some of the notable applications of germanium sulfide powder include:

Optoelectronic Devices: Germanium sulfide is used in the production of optoelectronic devices, such as infrared detectors and sensors. It can be employed as a semiconductor material in these devices due to its suitable band gap.

Photovoltaic Devices: Due to its semiconducting properties, germanium sulfide can be utilized in photovoltaic devices, especially in thin-film solar cells, where it can absorb light and generate electricity.

Gas Sensors: Germanium sulfide has been studied for its potential use in gas sensors. It can be used to detect various gases due to its high sensitivity to certain gas molecules. This makes it a promising material for gas detection applications, including environmental monitoring and industrial safety.

Optical Materials: Germanium sulfide can be used in the production of optical materials, such as infrared windows and lenses. Its properties make it suitable for transmitting and manipulating light in the infrared spectrum.

Semiconductor Industry: Germanium sulfide can find applications in the semiconductor industry for the fabrication of electronic components and integrated circuits. It can be used as a component in the production of certain types of transistors and diodes.

Nanotechnology: Germanium sulfide nanoparticles have been researched for potential applications in nanotechnology, including nanoelectronics and nanophotonics. They can be used in the development of nano-sized devices and materials for various technological applications.