Tantalum(IV) sulfide is the inorganic compound with the formula TaS2. It is a layered compound with three-coordinate sulfide centres and trigonal prismatic metal centres. It is structurally similar to the more famous material molybdenum disulfide, MoS2.
Molar mass：245.078 g/mol
Melting point：>3000 °C
Solubility in water：Insoluble
TaS2 is a semiconductor with d1 electron configuration. Although an obscure material otherwise, TaS2 has been the subject of numerous studies because it is a versatile host for intercalation of electron donors, and because it exhibits unusual phase transitions at low temperatures.