Ammonia-assisted fast Li-ion conductivity in a new hemiammine lithium borohydride, LiBH4·1/2NH3

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Hemiammine lithium borohydride, LiBH4·1/2NH3, is characterized and a new Li+ conductivity mechanism is identified. It exhibits a Li+ conductivity of 7 × 10-4 S cm-1 at 40 °C in the solid state and 3.0 × 10-2 S cm-1 at 55 °C after melting. The molten state of LiBH4·1/2NH3 has a high viscosity and can be mechanically stabilized in nano-composites with inert metal oxides and other hydrides making it a promising battery electrolyte.

Original languageEnglish
JournalChemical Communications
Volume56
Issue28
Pages (from-to)3971-3974
Number of pages4
ISSN1359-7345
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2020

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