Caesium compounds: dicaesium trisulphide

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The caesium in dicaesium trisulphide formally is in the oxidation state 1.

Dicaesium trisulphide

  • Formula as often written: Cs2S3
  • Hill system formula: Cs2S3
  • CAS registry number: [12134-27-9]
  • Formula weight: 362.009
  • Class: sulphide

Synonyms

  • dicaesium trisulphide
  • caesium(I) persulphide
  • caesium persulfide
  • caesium persulphide
  • caesium(I) persulfide
  • cesium persulfide
  • cesium persulphide
  • cesium(I) persulfide
  • cesium(I) persulphide
  • dicaesium persulfide
  • dicaesium persulphide
  • dicaesium trisulfide
  • dicesium persulfide
  • dicesium persulphide
  • dicesium trisulfide
  • dicesium trisulphide

Physical properties

  • Colour: yellow
  • Appearance: solid
  • Melting point: 210°C
  • Boiling point:
  • Density:

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Element analysis

Element percentages for the elements in dicaesium trisulphide
Element %
Cs 73.43
S 26.57

Synthesis

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Isotope pattern

What follows is the calculated isotope pattern for the Cs2S3 unit with the most intense ion set to 100%.

Formula: Cs2S3

mass  %
362 100.0 __________________________________________________
363 2.4 _
364 13.3 _______
365 0.2
366 0.7
367 0.0
368 0.0

References

The data on these compounds pages are assembled and adapted from the primary literature and several other sources including the following.

  • R.T. Sanderson in Chemical Periodicity, Reinhold, New York, USA, 1960.
  • N.N. Greenwood and A. Earnshaw in Chemistry of the Elements, 2nd edition, Butterworth, UK, 1997.
  • F.A. Cotton, G. Wilkinson, C.A. Murillo, and M. Bochmann, in Advanced Inorganic Chemistry, John Wiley & Sons, 1999.
  • A.F. Trotman-Dickenson, (ed.) in Comprehensive Inorganic Chemistry, Pergamon, Oxford, UK, 1973.
  • R.W.G. Wyckoff, in Crystal Structures, volume 1, Interscience, John Wiley & Sons, 1963.
  • A.R.West in Basic solid state chemistry Chemistry, John Wiley & Sons, 1999.
  • A.F. Wells in Structural inorganic chemistry, 4th edition, Oxford, UK, 1975.
  • J.D.H. Donnay, (ed.) in Crystal data determinative tables, ACA monograph number 5, American Crystallographic Association, USA, 1963.
  • D.R. Lide, (ed.) in Chemical Rubber Company handbook of chemistry and physics, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, USA, 77th edition, 1996.
  • J.W. Mellor in A comprehensive treatise on inorganic and theoretical chemistry, volumes 1-16, Longmans, London, UK, 1922-1937.
  • J.E. Macintyre (ed.) in Dictionary of inorganic compounds, volumes 1-3, Chapman & Hall, London, UK, 1992.

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