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Molybdenum Sulfide

CAS 1317-33-5

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Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No IUPAC Name Beilstein
Re. No.
MoS2 1317-33-5 24854060 14823 MFCD00003470 215-263-9 bis(sulfanylidene)molybdenum N/A [Mo].S InChI=1S/Mo.

PROPERTIES Compound Formula Mol. Wt. Appearance Melting Point Boiling Point Density Exact Mass Monoisotopic Mass Charge MSDS
MoS2 160.07 black solid 1,185° C
(2,165° F)
N/A 5.06 g/cm3 161.849549 161.849549 0 Safety Data Sheet

Sulfide IonMolybdenum Sulfide or Molybdenum Disulfide is a moderately water and acid soluble Molybdenum source for uses compatible with sulfates. Sulfate compounds are salts or esters of sulfuric acid formed by replacing one or both of the hydrogens with a metal. Most metal sulfate compounds are readily soluble in water for uses such as water treatment, unlike fluorides and oxides which tend to be insoluble. Organometallic forms are soluble in organic solutions and sometimes in both aqueous and organic solutions. Metallic ions can also be dispersed utilizing suspended or coated nanoparticles () and deposited utilizing sputtering targets and evaporation materials for uses such as solar energy materials and fuel cells. Molybdenum Sulfide is generally immediately available in most volumes. Ultra high purity and high purity compositions improve both optical quality and usefulness as scientific standards. Nanoscale elemental powders and suspensions, as alternative high surface area forms, may be considered. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopeia/British Pharmacopeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.

Molybdenum (Mo) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolMolybdenum (atomic symbol: Mo, atomic number: 42) is a Block D, Group 6, Period 5 element with an atomic weight of 95.96. Molybdenum Bohr ModelThe number of electrons in each of molybdenum's shells is [2, 8, 18, 13, 1] and its electron configuration is [Kr] 4d5 5s1. The molybdenum atom has a radius of 139 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 209 pm. In its elemental form, molybdenum has a gray metallic appearance. Molybdenum was discovered by Carl Wilhelm in 1778 and first isolated by Peter Jacob Hjelm in 1781. Molybdenum is the 54th most abundant element in the earth's crust.Elemental Molybdenum It has the third highest melting point of any element, exceeded only by tungsten and tantalum. Molybdenum does not occur naturally as a free metal, it is found in various oxidation states in minerals. The primary commercial source of molybdenum is molybdenite, although it is also recovered as a byproduct of copper and tungsten mining. The origin of the name Molybdenum comes from the Greek word molubdos meaning lead. For more information on molybdenum, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of molybdenum products, visit the Molybdenum element page.

Sulfur Bohr ModelSulfur (S) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolSulfur or Sulphur (atomic symbol: S, atomic number: 16) is a Block P, Group 16, Period 3 element with an atomic radius of 32.066. The number of electrons in each of Sulfur's shells is 2, 8, 6 and its electron configuration is [Ne] 3s2 3p4. In its elemental form, sulfur has a light yellow appearance. The sulfur atom has a covalent radius of 105 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 180 pm. In nature, sulfur can be found in hot springs, meteorites, volcanoes, and as galena, gypsum, and epsom salts. Sulfur has been known since ancient times but was not accepted as an element until 1777, when Antoine Lavoisier helped to convince the scientific community that it was an element and not a compound. For more information on sulfur, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of sulfur products, visit the Sulfur element page.

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Molybdenum(IV) sulfide, Molybdenite, Molykote, hydrogen sulfide; molybdenum, Molybdenum disulphide, Molykote, bis(sulfanylidene)molybdenum, Molysulfide, Nichimoly C, Sumipowder PA, Molykote Z, disulfanylidene molybdenum, dithioxomolybdenum, molybdenum disulfide

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Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes.

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Recent Research & Development for Molybdenum

  • Edge-terminated molybdenum disulfide with a 9.4-Å interlayer spacing for electrochemical hydrogen production. 2015 Jul 3 Gao MR, Chan MK, Sun Y. Nat Commun. 2015 Jul 3
  • Understanding the Intrinsic Water Wettability of Molybdenum Disulfide (MoS2). 2015 Jul 22 Kozbial A, Gong X, Liu H, Li L. Langmuir. 2015 Jul 22
  • Brannerite-Type Vanadium-molybdenum oxide LiVMoO6 as a Promising Anode Material for Lithium-Ion Batteries with High Capacity and Rate Capability. 2015 Jul 20 Chen N, Wang C, Hu F, Bie X, Wei Y, Chen G, Du F. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2015 Jul 20
  • Synthesis and Properties of the Heterospin (S1 = S2 = (1)/2) Radical-Ion Salt Bis(mesitylene)molybdenum(I) 1,2,5Thiadiazolo3,4-c1,2,5thiadiazolidyl. 2015 Jul 20 Pushkarevsky NA, Semenov NA, Dmitriev AA, Kuratieva NV, Bogomyakov AS, Irtegova IG, Vasilieva NV, Bode BE, Gritsan NP, Konstantinova LS, Woollins JD, Rakitin OA, Konchenko SN, Ovcharenko VI, Zibarev AV. Inorg Chem. 2015 Jul 20
  • Rapid and Nondestructive Identification of Polytypism and Stacking Sequences in Few-Layer Molybdenum Diselenide by Raman Spectroscopy. 2015 Jul 2 Lu X, Utama MI, Lin J, Luo X, Zhao Y, Zhang J, Pantelides ST, Zhou W, Quek SY, Xiong Q. Adv Mater. 2015 Jul 2
  • Dichroic spin-valley photocurrent in monolayer molybdenum disulphide. 2015 Jul 2 Eginligil M, Cao B, Wang Z, Shen X, Cong C, Shang J, Soci C, Yu T. Nat Commun. 2015 Jul 2
  • Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution from Molybdenum Sulfide-Polymer Composite Films on Carbon Electrodes. 2015 Jul 17 Lattach Y, Deronzier A, Moutet JC. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2015 Jul 17
  • Highly Reversible Lithium-ions Storage of Molybdenum Dioxide Nanoplates for High Power Lithium-ion Batteries. 2015 Jul 16 Liu X, Yang J, Hou W, Wang J, Nuli Y. ChemSusChem. 2015 Jul 16
  • Controlling charge injection properties in polymer field-effect transistors by incorporation of solution processed molybdenum trioxide. 2015 Jul 16 Long DX, Xu Y, Wei HX, Liu C, Noh YY. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2015 Jul 16
  • The First Molybdenum(VI) and Tungsten(VI) Oxoazides MO2 (N3 )2 , MO2 (N3 )2 ⋅2 CH3 CN, (bipy)MO2 (N3 )2 , and MO2 (N3 )4 2- (M=Mo, W). 2015 Jul 15 Haiges R, Skotnitzki J, Fang Z, Dixon DA, Christe KO. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2015 Jul 15
  • A Plasmonic molybdenum oxide Hybrid with Reversible Tunability for Visible-Light-Enhanced Catalytic Reactions. 2015 Jul 14 Cheng H, Qian X, Kuwahara Y, Mori K, Yamashita H. Adv Mater. 2015 Jul 14

Recent Research & Development for Sulfides

  • Protective Effects of Diallyl Sulfide and Curcumin Separately against Thallium-Induced Toxicity in Rats. 2015 Summer Abdel-Daim MM, Abdou RH. Cell J. 2015 Summer
  • Ultrasound-promoted one-pot three component synthesis of tetrazoles catalyzed by zinc sulfide nanoparticles as a recyclable heterogeneous catalyst. 2015 Nov Naeimi H, Kiani F. Ultrason Sonochem. 2015 Nov
  • Studying inhibition of calcium oxalate stone formation: an in vitro approach for screening hydrogen sulfide and its metabolites. 2015 May-Jun Vaitheeswari S, Sriram R, Brindha P, Kurian GA. Int Braz J Urol. 2015 May-Jun
  • Hydrogen sulfide accelerates wound healing in diabetic rats. 2015 May 1 Wang G, Li W, Chen Q, Jiang Y, Lu X, Zhao X. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2015 May 1
  • Hydrogen sulfide intervention in focal cerebral ischemia/reperfusion injury in rats. 2015 Jun Li XJ, Li CK, Wei LY, Lu N, Wang GH, Zhao HG, Li DL. Neural Regen Res. 2015 Jun
  • Synthesis and characterization of zinc sulfide quantum dots and their interaction with snake gourd (Trichosanthes anguina) seed lectin. 2015 Jul 8 Ayaz Ahmed KB, Ahalya P, Sengan M, Kamlekar R, Veerappan A. Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc. 2015 Jul 8
  • L-cysteine/D,L-homocysteine-regulated ileum motility via system L and B°,+ transporter: Modification by inhibitors of Hydrogen sulfide synthesis and dietary treatments. 2015 Jul 19 Yamane S, Nomura R, Yanagihara M, Nakamura H, Fujino H, Matsumoto K, Horie S, Murayama T. Eur J Pharmacol. 2015 Jul 19
  • When Cubic Cobalt Sulfide Meets Layered molybdenum disulfide: A Core-Shell System Toward Synergetic Electrocatalytic Water Splitting. 2015 Jul 14 Zhu H, Zhang J, Yanzhang R, Du M, Wang Q, Gao G, Wu J, Wu G, Zhang M, Liu B, Yao J, Zhang X. Adv Mater. 2015 Jul 14
  • Bidirectional effects of Hydrogen sulfide via ATP-sensitive K+ channels and transient receptor potential A1 channels in RIN14B cells. 2015 Jul 11 Ujike A, Otsuguro KI, Miyamoto R, Yamaguchi S, Ito S. Eur J Pharmacol. 2015 Jul 11
  • Tetra-arsenic tetra-sulfide induces cell cycle arrest and apoptosis in retinoic acid-resistant acute promyelocytic leukemia cells. 2015 Jul Wang Y, He PC, Qi J, Liu YF, Zhang M. Biomed Rep. 2015 Jul