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Lithium aluminum hydride

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hydrogen-storage grade

Synonym: LAH, Lithium alanate, Lithium tetrahydroaluminate

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Properties

Related Categories Alternative Energy, Aluminum Hydrides, Chemical Synthesis, Enabling Products, Greener Alternative Products,
Quality Level   100
grade   hydrogen-storage grade
assay   >99.95%
greener alternative product characteristics   Design for Energy Efficiency
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mp   125 °C (dec.) (lit.)
SMILES string   [Li].[AlH3]
InChI   1S/Al.Li.4H/q-1;+1;;;;
InChI key   OCZDCIYGECBNKL-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

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Application

Lithium aluminum hydride (LAH) is majorly used in hydrogen storage applications. Its properties include high gravimetric and volumetric hydrogen densities. It can also be used as a reducing agent in the preparation of reduced graphene oxide (rGO).

Packaging

10 g in glass bottle

Analysis Note

Hydrogen content, XRD plots and metal purity data are available upon request.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 1410 4.3 / PGI
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

Mechanochemical Effect of Severe Plastic Deformations: Metal Alloys, Hydrides and Molecular Solids

Hydrogen, as an alternative to a traditional energy vector such as oil, coal and natural gas, has been the focus of research and development efforts in all technologically advanced countries of the w...
Jacques Huot1, Viktor Balema2
Material Matters Volume 5 Article 4
Keywords: Absorption, Addition reactions, Chemical reactions, Crystallization, Dehydrogenation, Hydrogenations, Industries, Oxidations, Reductions, Wittig Reaction

Nanoarchitecture of Protective Coatings for Air Sensitive Metal Hydrides

Hydrogen storage materials are being considered for safe on-board vehicle storage of H2 gas used to power proton exchange membrane fuel cells. There are various methods for storing hydrogen,1 which i...
Dr. Tabbetha Dobbins, Vimal Kamineni, and Dr. Yuri Lvov
Material Matters 2007, 2.2, 19.
Keywords: Capabilities, Catalysis, Centrifugation, Dehydrogenation, Deposition, Diffraction, Diffusion, Events, Filtration, Indicators, Materials Science, Methods, Nanomaterials, Solvents, Spectroscopy, X-Ray diffraction

Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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