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Product Code M2109C1-500mg
Price £220 ex. VAT

Low price, high purity 2D molybdenum ditelluride (MoTe2) powder and crystals

Suitable for the creation of single or few-layer sheets via mechanical or liquid exfoliation


Technical Data | MSDS | Structure | Literature and Reviews | Related Products | Resources and Support


Molybdenum Ditelluride MoTe2 (α-MoTe2), CAS number 12058-20-7, is a semiconductor with an indirect band gap of around 1.0 eV in bulk crystal or powder form, and a direct band-gap of about 1.1 eV in monolayer films. MoTe2 has a characteristic layered structure direct band-gap that extends to near infrared (NIR) wavelengths. Combined with the advantages of wet chemical exfoliation, MoTe2 has great potential for electronics - especially in photovoltaic technologies.

High Purity Molybdenum Ditelluride (MoTe2) Powder and Crystal

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≥99.999% Molybdenum Ditelluride

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Molybdenum Ditelluride (MoTe2) Powder and Crystal Powder & Crystal forms

Powder & Crystal

Powder & Crystal forms of MoTe2

Single or few-layer MoTe2 nanosheets can be created via liquid exfoliation under ambient conditions. Exfoliated nanosheets can be be fabricated into layered films and deposited onto a range of different substrates. MoTe2 nanosheets can be used in high-performance sodium-ion batteries, as a electrocatalyst in hydrogen evolution reactions (HER), and in photovoltaic solar cells.

MoTe2 is also semi-metallic, with bulk MoTe2 exhibiting superconductivity at a transition temperature of 0.10 K.

We supply low price molybdenum ditelluride in several different forms for a range of applications.

Molybdenum ditelluride powder

Molybdenum Ditelluride Powder

Can be used for preparation of molybdenum ditelluride nanoplates and ultrathin films

Available in quantities 500 mg of 1 g

≥99.995% purity

From £220

Molybdenum ditelluride crystals by size

Molybdenum Ditelluride Crystals by Size

Can be used to produce single or few-layer molybdenum ditelluride sheets via mechanical or liquid exfoliation

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

≥99.999% purity

From £460

*Typical representative size, areas/dimensions may vary

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

Few-layer MoTe2 nanosheets and nanoparticles can also obtained from molybdenum ditelluride powder by liquid-exfoliation using sodium cholate salt as surfactant.

Technical Data

CAS Number 12058-20-7
Chemical Formula MoTe2
Molecular Weight 351.14 g/mol
Bandgap 0.81 - 1.13 eV
Preparation Synthetic - Chemical Vapour Transport (CVT)
Structure 1T'
Electronic Properties 2D Semiconductor, type II Weyl semimetal
Melting Point Decomposes
Colour Metallic Black
Synonyms Molybdenum telluride, Molybdenum(IV) telluride
Classification / Family Transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDCs), 2D semiconductor materials, Nano-electronics, Nano-photonics, Electrochemical energy storage systems, Topological superconductors, Materials science

Product Details

Form Purity
Powder ≥99.995%
Crystal ≥99.999%

Pricing Table

Product Code Form Size/Weight* Price
M2109C1 Powder 500 mg £220
M2109C1 Powder 1 g £350
M2109A10 Crystal Small (≥10 mm2) £460 ea.
M2109A25 Crystal Medium (≥25 mm2) £760 ea.
M2109A00 Crystal Large** (≥100 mm2) £1750 ea.

*Typical representative size, areas/dimensions may vary

**Item with a lead time of 4 - 6 weeks, please contact us for more information

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MSDS Documents


Molybdenum ditelluride powder MSDSMolybdenum ditelluride powder

Molybdenum ditelluride crystal MSDSMolybdenum ditelluride crystal

Structure of Molybdenum Ditelluride


Molybdenum Ditelluride MoTe2 (α-MoTe2) is a semiconductor with an indirect band gap of around 1.0 eV in bulk crystal or powder form, and a direct band-gap of about 1.1 eV in monolayer films. Like MoS2 and other 2D materials, MoTe2 has a layered structure. It is composed of hexagonal sheets of molybdenum atoms - these are located between two hexagonal planes of tellurium atoms. Individual sheets are held together by weak Van der Waals forces, and are stacked with 2H symmetry.

Molybdenum Ditelluride - MoTe2 crystal structure
The crystal structure of single-layer molybdenum ditelluride (MoTe2)

Literature and Reviews


  • Exfoliated multilayer MoTe2 field-effect transistors, S. Fathipour et al., Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 192101 (2014); doi: 10.1063/1.4901527.
  • Optical Properties and Band Gap of Single- and Few-Layer MoTe2
    Crystals, C. Ruppert et al., Nano Lett., 14, 6231−6236 (2014); DIO: 10.1021/nl502557g.
  • Two-dimensional MoTe2 materials: From synthesis, identification, and charge transport to electronics applications, Y. Chang et al, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 55 1102A1 (2016); DIO: 10.7567/JJAP.55.1102A1.

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