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The role of MgB12H12 in the hydrogen desorption process of Mg(BH4)2

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The presence of MgB12H12 has often been considered as the major obstacle for the reversible hydrogen storage in Mg(BH4)2. This communication provides evidence that the MgB12H12 phase (or [B12H12]2− monomer) does not exist in the decomposition products of Mg(BH4)2 at temperatures ranging from 265 to 400 °C, and thereby it will not act as a dead end.

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The article was received on 08 Jul 2014, accepted on 12 Nov 2014 and first published on 13 Nov 2014


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05266H
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Chem. Commun., 2015,51, 700-702

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    The role of MgB12H12 in the hydrogen desorption process of Mg(BH4)2

    Y. Yan, A. Remhof, D. Rentsch and A. Züttel, Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 700
    DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05266H

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