Enthalpy change (ΔH) due to hydrogen desorption (H-desorption) for the lithium amide/imide system was evaluated by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) measurement. In order to obtain the accurate and precise value of ΔH, we have paid special attention to following two points for correcting raw experimental data. One is to determine a cell constant of DSC equipment, which was evaluated by using the TiO2-doped MgH2 compound as a reference because of its quite similar hydrogen desorption properties to that of the lithium amide/imide system. The other is to estimate the sample amount corresponding to the H-desorption reaction from weight loss in the thermogravimetric (TG) analysis. By performing both the corrections, the ΔH value due to the H-desorption reaction from LiNH2 + LiH to Li2NH + H2 was evaluated to be 67 kJ/mol H2.
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- Condensed Matter Physics
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry