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(Chemistry) a chemical compound containing selenium


(ˈsɛl əˌnaɪd, -nɪd)

any compound in which bivalent selenium is combined with a positive element or a group.
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Tin selenide might considerably exceed the efficiency of current record holding thermoelectric materials made of bismuth telluride.
Quantum dots have been made from a variety of elements and their compounds, including cadmium selenide (CdSe), mercury telluride (HgTe), lead selenide (PbSe), lead sulfide (PbS), indium arsenide (InAs), or simply from silicon (Si) or carbon (C), just to name a few.
Among the total 8 records released, Hanergy alone grabbed 4 records for its futuristic thin-film solar technologies including copper indium gallium selenide (CIGS), GaAs (single junction), GaAs (double junction) and Efficient silicon heterostructure technology(SHJ), accounting for half of China's highest conversion records.
And this voltage could be increased tenfold by adding some indium selenide to the graphite from the pencil.
The Seebeck coefficient of the deposited films has found to be negative, that is, electrons are predominant charge carriers which confirm the n-type behavior of indium selenide and aluminum selenide thin films [24].
The material the scientists came up with was magnesium scandium selenide spinel.
Antimony selenide nanoparticles may find potential application not only in thermoelectric, photovoltaic, and phase-change memory devices but also as catalyst for the transformation of organic pollutants.
Laser Research Optics (Providence, Rl) offers zinc selenide (ZnSe) and zinc sulfide (ZnS) optics that are manufactured to specification for FLIR, surveillance, military, and medical applications.
Furthermore, Shanghai Electric will team up with Manz on the development of the copper indium gallium selenide (CIGS) solar PV technology in China.
SoloPower Systems designs, manufactures, and deploys copper indium gallium selenide flexible and thin-film solar cells and modules.
The authors of this report suggested that cirrhosis results in impaired hepatic metabolism of selenomethionine to selenide (one of the biologically active forms of selenium).