Cd-Te-Zn Phase: Zn0.5Cd0.5Te 1823408
 
 Phase classification
Phase formula   Zn0.5Cd0.5Te
Phase prototype   ZnS,cF8,216
Compound class   telluride
Structure class   ZnS-SiC polytype; normal adamantane structure
 
 Entry summary
Stand. formula   Zn0.9Cd0.1Te
Alph. formula   Cd0.1TeZn0.9
Publish. formula   Zn1-xCdxTe, x= 0.10
Refined formula   Cd0.10TeZn0.90
Entry prototype   ZnS,cF8,216
Space group   F-43m (216)
Wyckoff seq.   216,ca
Z formula units   4
Dx density   5.67 Mg m-3
Mass/formula   197.7 g mol-1
Investigation   complete structure determined; composition dependence studied
 
Bibliographic data
 
 Publication
Title   Structural orderings of Zn1-xCdxTe with enhanced sensitivity to terahertz signals
Reference   J. Korean Phys. Soc. (2009) 54, 2082-2087
Language   English
Authors  
Name Organization/City
Park J.J. Chonbuk National University, Institute of Science Education; Jeonju, South Korea
Kang H.S. Chonbuk National University, Institute of Science Education; Jeonju, South Korea
Han S.W. Chonbuk National University, Institute of Science Education; Jeonju, South Korea
 
Crystal structure
 
 Published crystallographic data
Space group   F-43m (216)
Cell parameters   a = 0.614250(3), b = 0.614250(3), c = 0.614250(3) nm, α = 90, β = 90, γ = 90°
V = 0.23176 nm3, a/b = 1.000, b/c = 1.000, c/a = 1.000
Atom coordinates  
Site Elements Wyck. Sym. x y z SOF
Te Te 4c -43m 1/4 1/4 1/4
M 0.9Zn + 0.1Cd 4a -43m 0 0 0
 
 Standardized crystallographic data
Space group   F-43m (216)
Cell parameters   a = 0.61425, b = 0.61425, c = 0.61425 nm, α = 90, β = 90, γ = 90°
V = 0.2318 nm3, a/b = 1.000, b/c = 1.000, c/a = 1.000
Atom coordinates  
Site Elements Wyck. Sym. x y z SOF
Te Te 4c -43m 1/4 1/4 1/4
M 0.9Zn + 0.1Cd 4a -43m 0 0 0
 
 Niggli-reduced cell
Cell parameters   a = 0.43434, b = 0.43434, c = 0.43434 nm, α = 60., β = 60., γ = 60.°
V = 0.05794 nm3, a/b = 1.000, b/c = 1.000, c/a = 1.000
 
 Displacement parameters
Isotropic  
Site U [nm2] published Type Beq [nm2] computed
Te 0.000315(10) Ui
M 0.000228(4) Ui
 
 Atomic environments
AET  
Site CN Atomic Environment Type Composition
Te 4 tetrahedron Zn4
M 4 tetrahedron Te4
 
 Structure picture
 
 Atomic environment pictures
 
Atomic environment of Te: tetrahedron
 
Atomic environment of M: tetrahedron
 
 Calculated distances
 
Atom 1 Atom 2 Site symmetry x/a y/b z/c d 1,2 [nm]
TeMx, 1/2+y, 1/2+z0.000000.500000.500000.2660
M1/2+x, y, 1/2+z0.500000.000000.500000.2660
M1/2+x, 1/2+y, z0.500000.500000.000000.2660
Mx, y, z0.000000.000000.000000.2660
MTex, -1/2+y, -1/2+z0.25000-0.25000-0.250000.2660
Te-1/2+x, y, -1/2+z-0.250000.25000-0.250000.2660
Te-1/2+x, -1/2+y, z-0.25000-0.250000.250000.2660
Tex, y, z0.250000.250000.250000.2660
 
Experimental
 
 Compound description
Stability   homogeneity range Zn1-xCdxTe, x= 0-1
 
 Determination of cell parameters
Sample   powder
Method   automatic diffractometer
Radiation   X-rays, synchrotron; λ = 0.165312 nm
 
 Structure determination
Sample   powder
Method   automatic diffractometer; South Korea, Pohang, Accelerator Laboratory PAL, 8C2 beamline
Radiation   X-rays, synchrotron; λ = 0.165312 nm
Model   starting values from the literature
Refinement   Rietveld refinement
Programs   GSAS
 
Remarks
 
 Remarks
Editor   - editor took fixed coordinates from the literature
Cell f(conc.)   Zn1-xCdxTe, x= 0-1, a= 0.611566-0.649558 nm; approximately linear dependence
 
 Figures
Figure  
Figure Title Parameters
2a cell parameter(s) - composition diagram of solid solution between ZnTe and CdTe a[Å] vs. Cd conc.[Zn1-xCdxTe, x= 0-1]
 
 Diffraction diagram
 
Cross links
 
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AlAs
AlN calc
AlP
AlSb
Al0.26Ga0.26In0.48P
Al0.33Ga0.33In0.34Sb
Al0.37Ga0.63As
Al0.5B0.5N
Al0.5Ga0.5N calc
Al0.5Ga0.5Sb
Al0.5In0.5N calc
Al0.5In0.5Sb
Al0.67Te m1
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BAs
BAs0.5N0.5 calc
BAs0.5P0.5 calc
BeO hyp hp1
BePo
BeS
BeSe
BeTe
Be0.5Zn0.5S calc
Be0.5Zn0.5Se
Be0.5Zn0.5Te calc
BN cub
BP rt
BP0.5N0.5 calc
B0.5CN0.5
CdAs0.03Te0.955
CdPo
CdP0.03Te0.95
CdS rt
CdSe rt
CdSe0.95O0.05 tf
CdTe
CdTe0.7Se0.15S0.15
CdTe0.7Se0.3
CdTe0.8S0.2 cub
Cd0.02In0.98Sb0.98
Cd0.03Ga0.65S ht1
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Cd0.1Ga0.6Se ht
Cd0.1Ga0.6Te
Cd0.1Ga0.9As0.9Se0.1
Cd0.1Ga0.9As0.9S0.1
Cd0.1In0.6Te ht
Cd0.17Hg0.33Ga0.17In0.17Te
Cd0.2In0.6As0.2Te0.8
Cd0.2In0.8As0.8S0.2
Cd0.25Ga0.5Se m
Cd0.25In0.5Se cub
Cd0.25In0.5Te0.5Se0.5
Cd0.35Hg0.65S
Cd0.5Al0.5Sb0.5Te0.5
Cd0.5Ga0.33Te
Cd0.5Ge0.5P m
Cd0.5Hg0.5Se
Cd0.5Hg0.5Te
Cd0.5In0.5As0.5Se0.5 cub
Cd0.5Mn0.5Te
Cd0.5Mn0.5Te0.95Se0.05
Cd0.5Sn0.5As ht
Cd0.51In0.33Te
Cd0.62Hg0.01Mn0.37Te
Cd0.8In0.2As0.2Te0.8
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CoN
CoO m2
Co0.05Ga0.95As
Co0.083Ga0.614S
Co0.25Ga0.5S ht2
CrS m
CuBr rt
CuBr0.5Cl0.5
CuCl calc
CuCl rt
CuF
CuI calc
CuI cub
CuI ht2
CuI rt
CuI0.5Br0.5
CuI0.9Cl0.1
Cu0.01Zn0.35Mn0.04Fe0.6S
Cu0.022Zn0.956Fe0.022S
Cu0.11In0.56S tf ht
Cu0.1125Cd0.675Mn0.1Ga0.1125Te
Cu0.125Al0.5In0.125Se
Cu0.125Al0.5In0.125Te
Cu0.125Zn0.125In0.625Ge0.125As0.75Se0.25
Cu0.14Cd0.79Ge0.07Te
Cu0.14Hg0.72Ge0.08Se0.92
Cu0.175Cd0.35Mn0.3In0.175Te
Cu0.2Ga0.7Ge0.1As0.7Se0.3
Cu0.21Hg0.59Sn0.1Se0.9
Cu0.23Zn0.54Al0.23S
Cu0.23Zn0.54Ga0.23S
Cu0.25Cd0.5Ga0.25Se cub
Cu0.25Cd0.5Ga0.25Te
Cu0.25Cd0.5In0.25Se
Cu0.25Cd0.5In0.25Te
Cu0.25Cd0.5In0.25Te0.5Se0.5
Cu0.25Ga0.5Se
Cu0.25Hg0.5In0.25Se
Cu0.25In0.5Se0.75Br0.25
Cu0.25In0.75As0.5Se0.5
Cu0.25Mn0.5Ga0.25Te ht
Cu0.25Mn0.5In0.25Te ht
Cu0.25Zn0.5Al0.25Se
Cu0.25Zn0.5Al0.25Te
Cu0.25Zn0.5Ga0.25Se
Cu0.25Zn0.5Ga0.25Te
Cu0.25Zn0.5In0.25S rt
Cu0.25Zn0.5In0.25Se
Cu0.25Zn0.5In0.25Te
Cu0.28Ga0.57Te
Cu0.33Fe0.67S ht
Cu0.33Ge0.67P
Cu0.333In0.5Ge0.167As0.5Se0.5
Cu0.335Si0.645P
Cu0.375Cd0.250In0.375S
Cu0.375In0.625As0.25Te0.75
Cu0.5As0.5Se ht
Cu0.5Co0.25Sn0.25Se
Cu0.5Fe0.25Sn0.25Se ht
Cu0.5Ge0.5P0.21S0.45
Cu0.5Hg0.25I ht2
Cu0.5Hg0.5S0.5I0.5
Cu0.5InSe1.5I0.5
Cu0.5In0.5S hp
Cu0.5In0.5Se ht
Cu0.5In0.5Te ht
Cu0.5Mn0.25Ge0.25Te
Cu0.5Mn0.25Si0.25Te
Cu0.5Mn0.25Sn0.25Te
Cu0.5Ni0.25Sn0.25S
Cu0.5Ni0.25Sn0.25Se
Cu0.5Sn0.25Se
Cu0.5Zn0.25Sn0.25S ht
Cu0.53Zn0.01Mo0.09Fe0.31Sn0.06As0.03Te0.02S0.71
Cu0.58Ge0.42As0.25Se0.75
Cu0.63Cd0.06Sn0.31Se
Cu0.67Ge0.33S ht?
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Cu0.67Sn0.11Ge0.22Se
Cu0.67Sn0.33S ht
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Cu0.75Sb0.25Se ht
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FeS rt ble
Fe0.03Ga0.67Te
Fe0.08Ga0.62Se ht
Fe0.1Ga0.6S ht1
Fe0.5In0.5N calc
GaAs
GaAs0.0625N0.9375
GaAs0.5P0.5
GaAs0.9375N0.0625 calc
GaN calc
GaP
GaSb
GaSb0.07As0.76P0.17 tf
GaSb0.1P0.9
GaSb0.5As0.5
GaSb0.8P0.2
GaSb0.84Te0.16
Ga0.33Ge0.33As0.34
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Ga0.5B0.5N
Ga0.5Ge0.13Se ht
Ga0.5In0.25As0.25Se0.75
Ga0.5In0.25As0.25S0.75
Ga0.5In0.25P0.25Se0.75
Ga0.5In0.25P0.25S0.75
Ga0.5In0.5As
Ga0.5In0.5As0.5P0.5 tf
Ga0.5In0.5P
Ga0.5In0.5Sb
Ga0.6In0.4Sb0.6As0.4 tf
Ga0.65Pb0.03Se ht
Ga0.654Ge0.017Te
Ga0.67S ht Ga+
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Ga0.67Se0.5S0.5
Ga0.67Te
Ga0.67Te0.5Se0.5
Ga0.7Ge0.6Sb0.7
Ga0.9In0.1Sb0.1P0.9 tf
Ga0.9973Sn0.0054As0.9973
GdO tf
GdS calc
GeP hp6
Ge0.17Si0.83C
HgS ht1
HgSe rt
HgSe0.7S0.3 rt
HgTe
HgTe0.5Se0.5
HgTe0.7S0.3 rt
Hg0.1Ga0.6Se
Hg0.25In0.5Te ht
Hg0.33Mn0.17Ga0.17In0.17Te
Hg0.5Ga0.33Te
Hg0.5In0.33Te
Hg0.615Mn0.185Te0.5I0.5
Hg0.65Mn0.35Te
Hg0.8Ga0.13Se
Hg0.8Mn0.2S
Hg0.8Mn0.2Se
Hg0.86Te0.71I0.29
Hg0.875Eu0.125Te
Hg0.92Fe0.08Se
Hg0.99Gd0.01Se
Hg0.995Pb0.005Se
Hg0.998Pb0.002Te
InAs
InAs0.5P0.5
InAs0.5Se0.5
InAs0.5Te0.5
InAs0.75Se0.25
InAs0.95Se0.05
InBi0.03As0.97
InN calc
InP
InSb
InSb0.5As0.5
InSb0.5P0.5
InSb0.95Te0.05
In0.5Sn0.5Te rt
In0.67As0.67Te0.67
In0.67Te ht
In0.67Te0.63Se0.37 ht
In0.75As0.25Se0.75
In0.75As0.25Te0.75
In0.75P0.25Se0.75
In0.92P0.75S0.25
In0.992Ge0.016Sb0.992
Li0.5Nb0.5As
MgS calc
MgSe calc
MgTe tf
MgTe0.75Se0.25 calc
Mg0.14Zn0.86Se0.84S0.16 tf
Mg0.2Hg0.8Te
Mg0.5Ge0.5P
Mg0.5Zn0.5S hyp
Mg0.5Zn0.5Se
Mg0.5Zn0.5Te hyp
Mg0.5Zn0.5Te0.5Se0.5
MnN calc
MnS ht1
MnSe m cub
Mn0.06Al0.2Ga0.74As
Mn0.06Al0.94As
Mn0.06Ga0.94As tf
Mn0.09Ga0.91Sb
Mn0.1Ga0.6Se rt
Nd0.11Ga0.56Se ht
PtC calc
SbB calc
Sb0.25BP0.75
Sb0.5BN0.5
Sb0.75BAs0.25
SiC 3C
SiCNx 3C
SiO cub1
SiP hp2
SmO tf
Sm0.111Ga0.556Te
Sm2O3 cub
SnP hp cub
SnS tf
Sn0.5Sb0.5
Sr0.25As0.5S
TiB orth
Tl0.5P1.5
VN calc
Yb0.04Ga0.64Se ht
ZnIn2Se4 rt
ZnO m
ZnPo
ZnS rt
ZnSe rt
ZnSe0.5S0.5
ZnTe rt
ZnTe0.75Se0.25
Zn0.024In0.988Sb0.988
Zn0.1Ga0.9As0.9S0.1
Zn0.1Ga0.9As0.9Te0.1
Zn0.15Ga0.57Te
Zn0.176Ga0.550Se
Zn0.2In0.6As0.2Se0.8
Zn0.2In0.6As0.2Te0.8
Zn0.21Ge1.16As0.42
Zn0.25In0.5Ge0.25As
Zn0.25In0.5Sn0.25As
Zn0.25In0.5Sn0.25Sb
Zn0.3Ga0.4Si0.3As
Zn0.40Cd0.43Fe0.17S cub
Zn0.44Cd0.05Mn0.022Ge0.488As
Zn0.45Cd0.05Ge0.5As
Zn0.47Cd0.51Mn0.02S
Zn0.5Cd0.5S rt
Zn0.5Cd0.5Se rt
Zn0.5Cd0.5Se0.5S0.5 cub
Zn0.5Cd0.5Te
Zn0.5Cd0.5Te0.5Se0.5 rt
Zn0.5Ga0.5As0.5Se0.5
Zn0.5Ga0.5P0.5Se0.5
Zn0.5Ga0.5P0.5S0.5
Zn0.5Ge0.25S rt
Zn0.5Ge0.25Se
Zn0.5Ge0.5As ht
Zn0.5Ge0.5P ht
Zn0.5Hg0.5S
Zn0.5Hg0.5Se
Zn0.5Hg0.5Te
Zn0.5In0.5Te
Zn0.5Mn0.5Te
Zn0.5Si0.5As m
Zn0.5Sn0.5As ht
Zn0.5Sn0.5P m
Zn0.5Sn0.5Sb
Zn0.527Ga0.315Se
Zn0.6Ga0.27Te
Zn0.6Mn0.4Se
Zn0.67Co0.33S rt
Zn0.7Fe0.3S rt
Zn0.75Al0.20S1.05 rt
Zn0.7528Fe0.0977Co0.1495S
Zn0.8Fe0.2Se
Zn0.816Nd0.123S
Zn0.82Co0.18Se
Zn0.84Ga0.11S rt
Zn0.86Cd0.14As0.57Te0.14 ht
Zn0.86Mn0.05Fe0.09S
Zn0.9Mn0.1S rt
Zn0.91Mn0.09Te
Zn0.93Cd0.07As0.62Se0.07
Zn0.94Mn0.06Te0.95O0.05
Zn0.97Ni0.03S
Zn0.995In0.005Sb0.005Te0.995
Zn0.995Sn0.005Te0.005S0.995
Zn0.997Cr0.003Te
Zn1.5As ht2
Prototype entry   ZnS,cF8,216
 
 Link to related databases
Phase Diagrams Online (ASM International)   Cd-Te-Zn
Landolt-Börnstein Online   Cd-Te-Zn
Original publication   J. Korean Phys. Soc. (2009) 54, 2082-2087
 
 Processing information
Entrynumber   1823408
First release date   01-JUL-12