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Metal aminoboranes

United States Patent

May 11, 2010
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Metal Aminoboranes
Metal aminoboranes of the formula M(NH.sub.2BH.sub.3).sub.n have been synthesized. Metal aminoboranes are hydrogen storage materials. Metal aminoboranes are also precursors for synthesizing other metal aminoboranes. Metal aminoboranes can be dehydrogenated to form hydrogen and a reaction product. The reaction product can react with hydrogen to form a hydrogen storage material. Metal aminoboranes can be included in a kit.
Burrell; Anthony K. (Los Alamos, NM), Davis; Benjamin J. (Los Alamos, NM), Thorn; David L. (Los Alamos, NM), Gordon; John C. (Los Alamos, NM), Baker; R. Thomas (Los Alamos, NM), Semelsberger; Troy Allen (Los Alamos, NM), Tumas; William (Los Alamos, NM), Diyabalanage; Himashinie Vichalya Kaviraj (Los Alamos, NM), Shrestha; Roshan P. (Los Alamos, NM)
Los Alamos National Security (Los Alamos, NM)
12/ 151,575
May 7, 2008
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERAL RIGHTS This invention was made with government support under Contract No. DE-AC52-06NA25396 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.