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Lead Telluride Sputtering Targets (PbTe)

Lead Telluride Sputtering Targets (PbTe)
Material Type Lead Telluride
Symbol PbTe
Color/Appearance Gray, Crystalline Solid
Melting Point (°C) 917
Theoretical Density (g/cc) 8.16
Z Ratio 0.651
Sputter RF
Type of Bond Indium, Elastomer
UN Number 3284
Comments Deposits are Ta rich. Sputtering preferred.


Lead telluride is a compound of lead and tellurium (PbTe). It crystallizes in the NaCl crystal structure with Pb atoms occupying the cation and Te forming the anionic lattice. It is a narrow gap semiconductor with a band gap of 0.32 eV. It occurs naturally as the mineral altaite.

Material Notes

Lead Telluride Sputtering Target, Purity is 99.99%; Circular: Diameter <= 14inch, Thickness >= 1mm; Block: Length <= 32inch, Width <= 12inch, Thickness >= 1mm. Hazardous shipping charges may apply.

Other Information of Lead Telluride Sputtering Targets

• Chemical vapor deposition (CVD)
• Physical vapor deposition (PVD) display

Competitive pricing
• High purity
• Grain refined, engineered microstructure
• Semiconductor grade

Manufacturing Process
  Three-layer electrolytic process
• Melting and casting
  Electrical resistance furnace - Semi-continuous casting
• Grain refinement
  Thermomechanical treatment
• Cleaning and final packaging - Cleaned for use in vacuum
  Protection from environmental contaminants
  Protection during shipment

99.999% minimum purity
• Planar circular targets up to 18'' (457mm) diameter
• Planar tiles up to 48'' (1200mm) X 15.75'' (400mm) for larger target configurations
• Smaller sizes also available for R&D applications
• Sputtering target bonding service



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