Molecular-salt hybrids; integration of ammonia borane into lithium halides

Irene Cascallana-Matías, Joachim Breternitz, Annabelle Baker, Hallam Davis, Edmund J. Cussen, Duncan H. Gregory

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Abstract

New molecular-salt-like hybrids contain ammonia borane (AB) in co-existence with lithium halides in single lattices. [LiI](NH3BH3) and [LiI](NH3BH3)2 are members of a generic [LiX]m(AB)n (X = I-, BH4-; m, n = integer) materials family which release hydrogen on decomposition and demonstrate Li+-ion conductivity more than two orders of magnitude higher than either LiBH4 or LiI.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)808-812
Number of pages5
JournalInorganic Chemistry Frontiers
Volume6
Issue number3
Early online date18 Feb 2019
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2019

Keywords

  • lithium alanates
  • borohydrides
  • LiBH4
  • electrochemical stability

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