Kabbour, Houria and Ahn, Channing C. and Hwang, Son-Jong and Bowman, Robert C., Jr. and Graetz, Jason (2007) Direct synthesis and NMR characterization of calcium alanate. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 446-44 . pp. 264-266. ISSN 0925-8388 http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20100922-115648862
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In this work, we present a new synthesis path and characterization results of the alanate, Ca(AlH_4)_2. We have synthesized for the first time, calcium alanate, directly from starting mixtures of AlH_3 and CaH_2 using mechanosynthesis. Ca(AlH_4)_2 has been identified using magic angle spinning nuclear magnetic resonance (MAS-NMR) and Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) measurements.
|Additional Information:||© 2007 Elsevier. Received 29 October 2006; accepted 13 December 2006 Available online 20 December 2006. This work at Caltech was supported by DOE through DEFC36- 05GO15065. This research was partially performed at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, which is operated by the California Institute of Technology under contract with the NASA. This work was partially supported by DOE through Award Number DE-AI-01-05EE11105. The NMR facility at Caltech was supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) under Grant Number 9724240 and partially supported by the MRSEC Program of the NSF under Award Number DMR-0080065. This work was supported at BNL by the DOE under contract DEAAC0298CH100886.|
|Subject Keywords:||Hydrogen storage materials; Mechanochemical synthesis; Nuclear resonances|
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|Deposited By:||Jason Perez|
|Deposited On:||22 Sep 2010 19:35|
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