Dimethylzinc

Synonym: Dimethyl zinc, Methyl zinc, DMZ, DMZn, ZnMe2

CAS Number 544-97-8 | MDL Number MFCD00014854 | EC Number 208-884-1

DMZn chemical structure

Product codeZN4978
CAS number544-97-8
Assay (purity)99%
Molecular weight95.44 g/mol
Melting point−42 °C (−44 °F)
Boiling point46 °C (115 °F)
Formliquid
Appearancecolorless liquid
Sensitivitymoisture
Molecular formulaC2H6Zn
Linear formulaZn(CH3)2
Packagingglassware/metal containers/bubblers

Dimethylzinc is widely used as a zinc precursor in the MOCVD/MOVPE. In combination with tBuOH as an oxygen source, it was used for the growth of ZnO films by MOCVD; in combination with phosphine PH3 as phosphorus source, for the growth of Zn3P2 thin films by photoenhanced-CVD. This product also has been applied for the growth of ZnxCd1−xSe epilayers by MOCVD. In combination with tBu2S, it has been used for the growth of ZnS by MOVPE. In combination with H2Se, DMZn was used for the growth of single-crystalline layers of undoped ZnSe on GaAs substrates as well as for the deposition of (100)-oriented ZnCdTe layers by atmospheric-pressure MOVPE. ZnMe2 is extensively used as p-dopant for the InP layers, Zn-doped AlInAsSb and AlInAsSb/InGaAs MQW structures grown by MOVPE.  See links below

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Safety information

UN3394
Hazardous class4.2(4.3)
Packing groupI
PictogramsGHS02
Signal wordDANGER
Hazard statementsH225-H250-H260-H314
Precautionary statementsP231 + P232-P301 + P310-P303 + P361 + P353-P305 + P351 + P338-P403 + P233-P422-P501
Transport descriptionOrganometallic substance, liquid, pyrophoric, water-reactive
In TSCA registryYes

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External identifiers for DMZ

Pubchem CID11010
IUPAC Namezinc;carbanide
SMILES[CH3-].[CH3-].[Zn+2]
InchI IdentifierInChI=1S/2CH3.Zn/h2*1H3;/q2*-1;+2
InchI KeyJRPGMCRJPQJYPE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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