Syntheses of Metal Chalcogenides Using Organometallic Methods


The precursor method is being used increasingly in the preparation of solid state inorganic materials. Use of this general method allows the isolation of otherwise inaccessible phases and the preparation of known phases under much milder conditions. One approach which holds promise is the use of organometallic precursors for the preparation of both thin films and bulk samples of inorganic materials. In this paper I describe our syntheses of several metal chalcogenides from organometallic reagents.

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Steigerwald, M.L. Syntheses of Metal Chalcogenides Using Organometallic Methods. MRS Online Proceedings Library 131, 37 (1988).

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