Zinc Sulfide (ZnS) is used as a transmission window for IR spectroscopy. Zinc Sulfide (ZnS) is or has been produced under the trademarks Cleartran® and Irtran® . Cleartran® is a registered trademark of CVD Incorporated and Irtran® was a trademark of Eastman Kodak. The Kodak product was discontinued many years ago. When ordering Cleartran® ZnS, customers should specify Cleartran®.
- Zinc Sulfide (ZnS) Optical Crystals
Range: 370nm to 14Ám
Index: 2.19 @ 10.5Ám
Loss: 24% at 10.6Ám (2 surfaces)
Properties - Zinc Sulfide (ZnS) Optical Crystals
(Knoop): 160 psi
Modulus: 74.46 GPa
Cubic ( polycrystalline )
Properties-- Zinc Sulfide (ZnS) Optical Crystals
Insoluble in water. Soluble in HNO3.
Soluble in strong acids.