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Chalcogenides: Solid-State Chemistry

  1. Mercouri G. Kanatzidis

Published Online: 15 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119951438.eibc0038

Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry

Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry

How to Cite

Kanatzidis, M. G. 2011. Chalcogenides: Solid-State Chemistry . Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 DEC 2011

Abstract

This article deals with the solid-state chemistry of chalcogenides and describes mainly the developments during the past decade. The article is not exhaustive but is meant to give a broad set of examples of interesting compounds and solid-state chemistry of these compounds so that the reader can obtain a reasonable and rounded view of the recent activities in this area. Further depth and additional information can be obtained from the available references.

Keywords:

  • selenides;
  • tellurides;
  • chalcometallates;
  • metal-rich compounds;
  • hydrothermal synthesis;
  • flux synthesis