685933

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Lanthanum-nickel alloy

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hydrogen-storage grade

Synonym(s):
LaNi5, Lanthanum pentanickel
Linear Formula:
LaNi5
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.23
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Quality Level

grade

hydrogen-storage grade

description

Hydrogen Storage Capacity: 1.5-1.6 wt.% @25°C

greener alternative product characteristics

Design for Energy Efficiency
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SMILES string

Ni.La

InChI

1S/La.Ni

InChI key

DOARWPHSJVUWFT-UHFFFAOYSA-N

General description

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Application

Lanthanum-nickel alloy (LaNi5) can be used as a catalyst for the synthesis of multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWNTs) by chemical vapor deposition (CVD). It can also be used for hydrogen storage applications.

Packaging

10 g in glass bottle

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Hazard Codes

F,T

Risk Statement

11-14/15-17-36/37/38-40-42/43-48/23-52/53

Safety Statement

22-26-36/37-43-45-61

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
Hydrogen storage for carbon nanotubes synthesized by the pyrolysis method using lanthanum nickel alloy as catalyst
Zhang H, et al.
Journal of Applied Physics, 94(10), 6417-6422 (2003)
The electrochemical hydrogen storage of multi-walled carbon nanotubes synthesized by chemical vapor deposition using a lanthanum nickel hydrogen storage alloy as catalyst
Zhang H, et al.
Physica B: Condensed Matter, 352(1-4), 66-72 (2004)
High performance FeTi-3.1 mass% V alloy for on board hydrogen storage solution
Kumar S, et al.
Energy, 75, 520-524 (2014)
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