The title page shows the layer sequence () of the new intercalation compound (Te2)2(I2): tellurium double layers alternate with planar iodine layers. The perspective drawing gives an idea of the spatial structure of the compound, which was obtained by hydrothermal synthesis from GeTe, Te, and HI. A tellurium modification with a double layer structure was previously unknown. Further details on the preparation, structure, and properties of (Te)2(I2) are reported by R. Kniep et al. on page 393.