Baldissin, G, Boag, NM, Tang, CC and Bull, DJ 2013, 'Synthesis of pure lithium amide nanoparticles' , European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry (12) , pp. 1993-1996.
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Deprotonation of ammonia with n-butyllithium offers a facile synthetic route to produce pure lithium amide exhibiting fine granularity, which facilitates the complete thermal decomposition to lithium imide at a relatively low temperature of 600 K. Synthesised compounds were characterised by high-resolution synchrotron X-ray diffraction, and the particle morphology of lithium amide was studied by transmission electron microscopy. The proposed methodology readily affords the production of pure lithium amide nanoparticles at both bench-top and commercial scale.
|Schools:||Schools > School of Computing, Science and Engineering > Salford Innovation Research Centre (SIRC)|
|Journal or Publication Title:||European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry|
|Funders:||Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), Science and Technologies Funding Council (UK)|
|Depositing User:||DJ Bull|
|Date Deposited:||14 Jul 2015 17:20|
|Last Modified:||29 Oct 2015 00:10|
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