A selective and facile synthesis of sodium sulfide and sodium disulfide polymorphs

Hany El-Shinawi, Edmund J. Cussen, Serena A. Corr

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Na2S and Na2S2 were selectively synthesized using a microwave-assisted thermal treatment of a Na+/S solution in tetragylme at 100-200 °C. Alpha- and β-Na2S2 could also be prepared with a good degree of selectivity. This novel synthesis yeilds phases with high purity and promising electrochemical properties.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7499-7502
Number of pages4
JournalInorganic Chemistry
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - 18 Jun 2018


  • microwave-assisted thermal treatment
  • Na2S
  • Na2S2
  • electrochemistry

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