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Product Code M2207C1-500mg
Price £220 ex. VAT

Low price, high purity iron phosphorus trisulfide powder and crystals

Suitable for the creation of monolayer and few-layer films, nanosheets and nanoparticle magnetic graphene

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Iron phosphorus trisulfide (FePS3) belongs to the family of transition metal phosphorus trichalcogenides (MPX3). FePS3 contains Fe, S and P which are all earth abundant elements. In its bulk form, FePS3 is a layer structured antiferromagnetic semiconductor and can be exfoliated into few-layer 2D nanosheets. It is commonly referred to as 'magnetic graphene'.

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Iron Phosphorus Trisulfide (FePS3) Powder & Crystal

Powder & Crystal

Available in Powder & Crystal forms

FePS3 is a good example of a low-temperature 2D antiferromagnetic insulator that can be tuned with pressure into an exotic metallic state. Under compression, the layered structure simultaneously undergoes large in-plane lattice collapses, abrupt spin-crossovers and insulator-metal transitions. Raman spectroscopy reveals that FePS3 exhibits an Ising-type antiferromagnetic ordering down to the monolayer limit, suggesting that intra-layer spin interaction dominates the magnetic structure of FePS3.

We supply low price iron phosphorus trisulfide - or magnetic graphene - powder and crystals.

Iron Phosphorus Trisulfide powder

Iron Phosphorus Trisulfide Powder

Can be used for preparation of iron phosphorus trisulfide nanoplates and ultrathin films

Available in quantities of 1 g

≥99.995% purity

From £350

Iron phosphorus trisulfide crystals

Iron Phosphorus Trisulfide Crystals by Size

Can be used to produce single or few-layer iron phosphorus trisulfide sheets via mechanical or liquid exfoliation

Small (≥10 mm2) or medium (≥25 mm2) crystals available*

≥99.999% purity

From £520

*Typical representative size, areas/dimensions may vary

Bulk single iron phosphorus trisulfide crystal is most commonly used as sources from which single or few-layer sheets can be obtained via either mechanical or liquid exfoliation. Single iron phosphorus trisulfide crystals, or films produced from such crystals, are suitable for study using atomic force microscopy or transmission electron microscopy.

Few-layer FePS3 nanosheets and nanoparticles can also obtained from iron phosphorus trisulfide powder by liquid-exfoliation.

Technical Data

CAS Number N/A
Chemical Formula FePS3
Molecular Weight 183.01 g/mol
Bandgap 1.0 - 1.5 eV [1]
Preparation Synthetic - Chemical Vapour Transport (CVT)
Structure Monoclinic
Electronic Properties 2D magnetic semiconductor
Melting Point N/A
Colour Dark brown
Synonyms Iron trithiohypophosphate, magnetic graphene
Classification / Family 2D layered transition metal phosphorus trichalcogenides (MPX3), magnetic semiconductor, nano-electronics, nano-photonics, photovoltaic, materials science

Product Details

Form Purity
Powder ≥99.995%
Crystal ≥99.999%

Pricing Table

Form Size/Weight* Product Code Price
Form Size/Weight* Product Code Price
Powder 500 mg M2207C1 £220
Powder 1 g M2207C1 £350
Crystal Small (≥10 mm2) M2207A10 £520 ea.
Crystal Medium (≥25 mm2) M2207A25 £850 ea.

*typical representative size, areas/dimensions may vary

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MSDS Documents

Iron phosphorus trisulfide powder MSDSIron phosphorus trisulfide powder

Iron phosphorus trisulfide crystal MSDSIron phosphorus trisulfide crystal

Structure of Iron Phosphorus Trisulfide

FePS3 is a cation-ordered CdCl2 type low-dimensional layered magnetic semiconductor. FePS3 crystal has a monoclinic structure with the factor group C2h. In each unit cell, the magnetic Fe atoms are octahedrally coordinated to six S atoms with a small trigonal distortion. The P atom is coordinated to three S atoms and one P atom to form a [P2S6]4- unit. The [P2S6]4- units are connected with six Fe atoms, which are arranged in a honeycomb plane structure.

FePS3 crystal structure
The crystal structure of single-layer iron phosphorus trisulfide (FePS3)

Literature and Reviews

  • Metal-insulator transition in Mott-insulator FePS3, M. Tsurubayashi et al., AIP Adv., 8, 101307 (2018); doi: 10.1063/1.5043121.
  • Crystallographic and magnetic properties of van der Waals layered FePS3 crystal, Q. Xie et al., Chin. Phys. B, 28 (5), 056102 (2019); DOI: 10.1088/1674-1056/28/5/056102.
  • Layered Trichalcogenidophosphate: A New Catalyst Family for Water Splitting, C. Du et al., Nano-Micro Lett., 10:67 (2018); doi: 10.1007/s40820-018-0220-6.

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