Hydrogen release from amminelithium borohydride, LiBH4· NH3

Yanhui Guo, Guanglin Xia, Yihan Zhu, Liang Gao, Xuebin Yu*

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Abstract

Amminelithium borohydride, LiBH4·NH3 which has two temperature sensitive chemical bonds N:→Li+ and N-H⋯H-B, is shown to release hydrogen at low temperatures by stabilizing the ammonia and promoting the recombination of the NH⋯HB bond.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2599-2601
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume46
Issue number15
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 8 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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