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Title: Method of recycling lithium borate to lithium borohydride through diborane

Abstract

This invention provides a method for the recycling of lithium borate to lithium borohydride which can be reacted with water to generate hydrogen for utilization as a fuel. The lithium borate by-product of the hydrogen generation reaction is reacted with hydrogen chloride and water to produce boric acid and lithium chloride. The boric acid and lithium chloride are converted to lithium borohydride through a diborane intermediate to complete the recycle scheme.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Rigby, ID
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Aerojet Nuclear Co., Idaho Falls, ID (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
862710
Patent Number(s):
3993732
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States Energy (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C01 - INORGANIC CHEMISTRY C01B - NON-METALLIC ELEMENTS
DOE Contract Number:  
AT(10-1)-1375
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
method; recycling; lithium; borate; borohydride; diborane; provides; reacted; water; generate; hydrogen; utilization; fuel; by-product; generation; reaction; chloride; produce; boric; acid; converted; intermediate; complete; recycle; scheme; lithium chloride; lithium borohydride; lithium borate; boric acid; hydrogen chloride; hydrogen generation; recycling lithium; generate hydrogen; generation reaction; /423/

Citation Formats

Filby, Evan E. Method of recycling lithium borate to lithium borohydride through diborane. United States: N. p., 1976. Web.
Filby, Evan E. Method of recycling lithium borate to lithium borohydride through diborane. United States.
Filby, Evan E. Thu . "Method of recycling lithium borate to lithium borohydride through diborane". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/862710.
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author = {Filby, Evan E},
abstractNote = {This invention provides a method for the recycling of lithium borate to lithium borohydride which can be reacted with water to generate hydrogen for utilization as a fuel. The lithium borate by-product of the hydrogen generation reaction is reacted with hydrogen chloride and water to produce boric acid and lithium chloride. The boric acid and lithium chloride are converted to lithium borohydride through a diborane intermediate to complete the recycle scheme.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {1976},
month = {1}
}

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