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Analytical monitoring of sodium borohydride

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Abstract

Sodium borohydride (NaBH4) determination, both qualitative and quantitative, is of great significance in a plethora of areas. These include NaBH4 for energy systems such as direct borohydride fuel cells and in hydrogen production and storage, as well as use as a reducing agent in organic and inorganic synthesis reactions or in electrodeposition processes. Herein the main methods for NaBH4 monitoring have been summarised and described, including hydrogen evolution, hydride hydrolysis and iodate methods, and different electrochemical and spectroscopic techniques overviewed.

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The article was received on 21 Sep 2012, accepted on 12 Dec 2012 and first published on 14 Dec 2012


Article type: Critical Review
DOI: 10.1039/C2AY26077H
Citation: Anal. Methods, 2013,5, 829-839
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    Analytical monitoring of sodium borohydride

    B. Šljukić, D. M. F. Santos, C. A. C. Sequeira and C. E. Banks, Anal. Methods, 2013, 5, 829
    DOI: 10.1039/C2AY26077H

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