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Lithiated Primary Amine-A New Material for Hydrogen Storage



Juner Chen, Hui Wu, Guotao Wu, Zhitao Xiong, Ruiming Wang, Hongjun Fan, Wei Zhou, Bin Liu, Yongshen Chua, Xiahua Ju, Ping Chen


A facile method in synthesizing crystalline lithiated amines via ball milling primary amines with LiH unprecedented endothermic dehydrogenation feature in the temperature range of 150-250 Degree}C., showing potentials as a new type of hydrogen storage material. Structural analysis and mechanistic studies on lithiated ethylenediamine (li2EDA) indciate that LI may mediate the dehyrodgenation through α, β LiH elimination mechanism, creating a more energy favorable pathway for the selective H2 release.
Chemistry-A European Journal


Dehydrogenation, lithiated amine, Crystal structure, hydrogen storage


Chen, J. , Wu, H. , Wu, G. , Xiong, Z. , Wang, R. , Fan, H. , Zhou, W. , Liu, B. , Chua, Y. , Ju, X. and Chen, P. (2014), Lithiated Primary Amine-A New Material for Hydrogen Storage, Chemistry-A European Journal, [online], (Accessed July 17, 2024)


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Created May 25, 2014, Updated October 12, 2021