Molybdenum Diselenide: Rhombohedral High Pressure-High Temperature Polymorph

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Science  18 Nov 1966:
Vol. 154, Issue 3751, pp. 895-896
DOI: 10.1126/science.154.3751.895


A three-layered rhombohedral form of molybdenum diselenide has been produced by subjecting the normal two-layered hexagonal form to pressures of 40 kilobars and temperatures of 1500°C. The new form is isostructural with rhombohedral molybdenum disulfide.