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State of markets of cadmium, tellurium, and related compounds

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Abstract

This review is devoted to an analysis of the international markets of Cd, Te, and related compounds, which have developed rapidly in recent years. Their modern state is evaluated, and their developmental tendencies are analyzed. A directory of producers of Cd, Te, and related compounds is considered. The disbalance in the supply of Cd and Te to international markets is mentioned, and its possible influence on these markets is stated.

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Correspondence to N. A. Kul’chitskii.

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Original Russian Text © N.A. Kul’chitskii, A.V. Naumov, 2010, published in Izvestiya VUZ. Tsvetnaya Metallurgiya, 2010, No. 6, pp. 58–65.

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Kul’chitskii, N.A., Naumov, A.V. State of markets of cadmium, tellurium, and related compounds. Russ. J. Non-ferrous Metals 51, 500–506 (2010). https://doi.org/10.3103/S106782121006012X

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Keywords

  • cadmium
  • tellurium
  • cadmium telluride
  • supply
  • demand
  • IR and X-ray detectors
  • solar power engineering.