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Rapid microwave synthesis, characterization and reactivity of lithium nitride hydride, Li4NH

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Rapid microwave synthesis, characterization and reactivity of lithium nitride hydride, Li4NH. / Tapia-Ruiz, Nuria; Sorbie, Natalie; Vaché, Nicolas et al.

In: Materials, Vol. 6, No. 11, 21.11.2013, p. 5410-5426.

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Tapia-Ruiz, N, Sorbie, N, Vaché, N, Hoang, TKA & Gregory, DH 2013, 'Rapid microwave synthesis, characterization and reactivity of lithium nitride hydride, Li4NH', Materials, vol. 6, no. 11, pp. 5410-5426. https://doi.org/10.3390/ma6115410

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Tapia-Ruiz, N., Sorbie, N., Vaché, N., Hoang, T. K. A., & Gregory, D. H. (2013). Rapid microwave synthesis, characterization and reactivity of lithium nitride hydride, Li4NH. Materials, 6(11), 5410-5426. https://doi.org/10.3390/ma6115410

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Tapia-Ruiz N, Sorbie N, Vaché N, Hoang TKA, Gregory DH. Rapid microwave synthesis, characterization and reactivity of lithium nitride hydride, Li4NH. Materials. 2013 Nov 21;6(11):5410-5426. doi: 10.3390/ma6115410

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Tapia-Ruiz, Nuria ; Sorbie, Natalie ; Vaché, Nicolas et al. / Rapid microwave synthesis, characterization and reactivity of lithium nitride hydride, Li4NH. In: Materials. 2013 ; Vol. 6, No. 11. pp. 5410-5426.

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title = "Rapid microwave synthesis, characterization and reactivity of lithium nitride hydride, Li4NH",
abstract = "Lithium nitride hydride, Li4NH, was synthesised from lithium nitride and lithium hydride over minute timescales, using microwave synthesis methods in the solid state for the first time. The structure of the microwave-synthesised powders was confirmed by powder X-ray diffraction [tetragonal space group I41/a; a = 4.8864(1) {\AA}, c = 9.9183(2) {\AA}] and the nitride hydride reacts with moist air under ambient conditions to produce lithium hydroxide and subsequently lithium carbonate. Li4NH undergoes no dehydrogenation or decomposition [under Ar(g)] below 773 K. A tetragonal–cubic phase transition, however, occurs for the compound at ca. 770 K. The new high temperature (HT) phase adopts an anti-fluorite structure (space group Fm m; a = 4.9462(3) {\AA}) with N3− and H− ions disordered on the 4a sites. Thermal treatment of Li4NH under nitrogen yields a stoichiometric mixture of lithium nitride and lithium imide (Li3N and Li2NH respectively).",
keywords = "Diffraction, Hydride, Hydrogen storage, Microwaves, Nitride, Reactivity, Structure, Synthesis, Thermal analysis",
author = "Nuria Tapia-Ruiz and Natalie Sorbie and Nicolas Vach{\'e} and Hoang, {Tuan K. A.} and Gregory, {Duncan H.}",
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T1 - Rapid microwave synthesis, characterization and reactivity of lithium nitride hydride, Li4NH

AU - Tapia-Ruiz, Nuria

AU - Sorbie, Natalie

AU - Vaché, Nicolas

AU - Hoang, Tuan K. A.

AU - Gregory, Duncan H.

PY - 2013/11/21

Y1 - 2013/11/21

N2 - Lithium nitride hydride, Li4NH, was synthesised from lithium nitride and lithium hydride over minute timescales, using microwave synthesis methods in the solid state for the first time. The structure of the microwave-synthesised powders was confirmed by powder X-ray diffraction [tetragonal space group I41/a; a = 4.8864(1) Å, c = 9.9183(2) Å] and the nitride hydride reacts with moist air under ambient conditions to produce lithium hydroxide and subsequently lithium carbonate. Li4NH undergoes no dehydrogenation or decomposition [under Ar(g)] below 773 K. A tetragonal–cubic phase transition, however, occurs for the compound at ca. 770 K. The new high temperature (HT) phase adopts an anti-fluorite structure (space group Fm m; a = 4.9462(3) Å) with N3− and H− ions disordered on the 4a sites. Thermal treatment of Li4NH under nitrogen yields a stoichiometric mixture of lithium nitride and lithium imide (Li3N and Li2NH respectively).

AB - Lithium nitride hydride, Li4NH, was synthesised from lithium nitride and lithium hydride over minute timescales, using microwave synthesis methods in the solid state for the first time. The structure of the microwave-synthesised powders was confirmed by powder X-ray diffraction [tetragonal space group I41/a; a = 4.8864(1) Å, c = 9.9183(2) Å] and the nitride hydride reacts with moist air under ambient conditions to produce lithium hydroxide and subsequently lithium carbonate. Li4NH undergoes no dehydrogenation or decomposition [under Ar(g)] below 773 K. A tetragonal–cubic phase transition, however, occurs for the compound at ca. 770 K. The new high temperature (HT) phase adopts an anti-fluorite structure (space group Fm m; a = 4.9462(3) Å) with N3− and H− ions disordered on the 4a sites. Thermal treatment of Li4NH under nitrogen yields a stoichiometric mixture of lithium nitride and lithium imide (Li3N and Li2NH respectively).

KW - Diffraction

KW - Hydride

KW - Hydrogen storage

KW - Microwaves

KW - Nitride

KW - Reactivity

KW - Structure

KW - Synthesis

KW - Thermal analysis

U2 - 10.3390/ma6115410

DO - 10.3390/ma6115410

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JO - Materials

JF - Materials

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