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Acid-Catalyzed Dehydrogenation of Amine-Boranes


Project TitleAcid-Catalyzed Dehydrogenation of Amine-Boranes
Track CodeU.S. Patent No. 7,645,902 (DOE S-104,909)
Short Description

Los Alamos National Laboratory - Express Licensing Program

A method of dehydrogenating an amine-borane using an acid-catalyzed reaction. The method generates hydrogen and produces a solid polymeric product. The method of dehydrogenating amine-boranes may be used to generate hydrogen for power generation sources such as fuel cells.

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Tagsdehydrogenation, hydrogen, power generation source, fuel cells
Posted DateMar 29, 2013

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Intellectual Property

Patent Number Issue Date Type Country of Filing
U.S. Patent No. 7,645,902 Jan 12, 2010 Utility United States