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Title: Procedures for the synthesis of ethylenediamine bisborane and ammonia borane

Abstract

A method for synthesizing ammonia borane includes (a) preparing a reaction mixture in one or more solvents, the reaction mixture containing sodium borohydride, at least one ammonium salt, and ammonia; and (b) incubating the reaction mixture at temperatures between about 0.degree. C. to about room temperature in an ambient air environment under conditions sufficient to form ammonia borane. Methods for synthesizing ethylenediamine bisborane, and methods for dehydrogenation of ethylenediamine bisborane are also described.

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Research Org.:
PURDUE RESEARCH FOUNDATION, West Lafayette, IN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1338064
Patent Number(s):
9,534,002
Application Number:
13/809,316
Assignee:
PURDUE RESEARCH FOUNDATION (West Lafayette, IN) GFO
DOE Contract Number:  
FG36-06GO86050
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2011 Jul 06
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

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Ramachandran, Padi Veeraraghavan, Gagare, Pravin D., Mistry, Hitesh, and Biswas, Bidyut. Procedures for the synthesis of ethylenediamine bisborane and ammonia borane. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Ramachandran, Padi Veeraraghavan, Gagare, Pravin D., Mistry, Hitesh, & Biswas, Bidyut. Procedures for the synthesis of ethylenediamine bisborane and ammonia borane. United States.
Ramachandran, Padi Veeraraghavan, Gagare, Pravin D., Mistry, Hitesh, and Biswas, Bidyut. Tue . "Procedures for the synthesis of ethylenediamine bisborane and ammonia borane". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1338064.
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