Interaction of lithium hydride and ammonia borane in THF

Zhitao Xiong, Yong Shen Chua, Guotao Wu, Weiliang Xu, Ping Chen, Wendy Shaw, Abhi Karkamkar, John Linehan, Tricia Smurthwaite, Thomas Autrey

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The two-step reaction between LiH and NH3BH3 in THF leads to the production of more than 14 wt% of hydrogen at 40 °C.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5595-5597
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number43
Publication statusPublished - 2008


ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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Xiong, Z., Chua, Y. S., Wu, G., Xu, W., Chen, P., Shaw, W., Karkamkar, A., Linehan, J., Smurthwaite, T., & Autrey, T. (2008). Interaction of lithium hydride and ammonia borane in THF. Chemical Communications, (43), 5595-5597.