Pressure-Induced Te7S10: A Cocrystallization of Sulfur and Tellurium Helices

Science  19 Jul 1968:
Vol. 161, Issue 3838, pp. 290-291
DOI: 10.1126/science.161.3838.290


The first and only known phase in the tellurium-sulfur system has been obtained at high pressures. Evidence is presented to support the hypothesis that this phase consists of a cocrystallization of sulfur and tellurium helices in 1 : 1 ratio.