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Aluminum Hydride

CAS 7784-21-6

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Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No IUPAC Name Beilstein
Re. No.
AlH3 7784-21-6 5168777 14488 MFCD00000501 232-053-2 alumane N/A [AlH3] InChI=1S/Al.3H AZDRQVAHHNSJOQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

PROPERTIES Compound Formula Mol. Wt. Appearance Melting Point Boiling Point Density Exact Mass Monoisotopic Mass Charge MSDS
H3Al 30.01 Colorless, white, or gray powder 150 °C N/A 1.486 g/cm3 30.005014 30.005014 0 Safety Data Sheet

Hydride IonAluminum Hydride is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. Hydride compounds are used often used as portable sources of hydrogen gas. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia)and follows applicable ASTM testing standards.Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.

Aluminum (Al) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolAluminum, also known as Aluminium, (atomic symbol: Al, atomic number: 13) is a Block P, Group 13, Period 3 element with an atomic weight of 26.9815386. It is the third most abundant element in the earth's crust and the most abundant metallic element.Aluminum Bohr ModelAluminum's name is derived from alumina, the mineral from which Sir Humphrey Davy attempted to refine it from in 1812. It wasn't until 1825 that Aluminum was first isolated by Hans Christian Oersted. Aluminum is a silvery gray metal that possesses many desirable characteristics. It is light, nonmagnetic and non-sparking. It stands second among metals in the scale of malleability, and sixth in ductility. It is extensively used in many industrial applications where a strong, light, easily constructed material is needed. Elemental Aluminum Although it has only 60% of the electrical conductivity of copper, it is used in electrical transmission lines because of its light weight. Pure aluminum is soft and lacks strength, but alloyed with small amounts of copper, magnesium, silicon, manganese, or other elements it imparts a variety of useful properties. Aluminum was first predicted by Antoine Lavoisierin 1787 and first isolated by Friedrich Wöhler in 1827. For more information on aluminum, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of aluminum products, visit the Aluminum element page.

Material Safety Data Sheet MSDS
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RTECS Number BD0930000
Transport Information UN 2463 4.3/PG I
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Globally Harmonized System of
Classification and Labelling (GHS)

Trihydridoaluminium; Alumane; aluminium trihydride; Aluminium(III) hydride; aluminum trihydride; alane

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Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes.

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Recent Research & Development for Aluminum

  • Facile and environmentally friendly solution-processed aluminum oxide dielectric for low-temperature, high-performance oxide thin-film transistors. Wangying Xu, Han Wang, Fangyan Xie, Jian Chen, Hong Tao Cao, and Jianbin Xu. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces: February 13, 2015
  • Effect of the Polymer Concentration on the Rayleigh-Instability-Type Transformation in Polymer Thin Films Coated in the Nanopores of Anodic Aluminum Oxide Templates. Chia-Chan Tsai and Jiun-Tai Chen. Langmuir: February 5, 2015
  • Structural Origin of Unusual CO2 Adsorption Behavior of a Small-Pore Aluminum Bisphosphonate MOF. Philip L. Llewellyn, Miquel Garcia-Rates, Lucia Gaberová, Stuart R. Miller, Thomas Devic, Jean-Claude Lavalley, Sandrine Bourrelly, Emily Bloch, Yaroslav Filinchuk, Paul A. Wright, Christian Serre, Alexandre Vimont, and Guillaume Maurin. J. Phys. Chem. C: February 4, 2015
  • Engineered Therapeutic-Releasing Nanoporous Anodic Alumina-Aluminum Wires with Extended Release of Therapeutics. Cheryl Suwen Law, Abel Santos, Tushar Kumeria, and Dusan Losic. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces: January 27, 2015
  • Proton and Aluminum Binding Properties of Organic Acids in Surface Waters of the Northeastern U.S.. Habibollah Fakhraei and Charles T. Driscoll. Environ. Sci. Technol.: January 27, 2015
  • Anchoring and Bending of Pentacene on Aluminum. Anu Baby, Guido Fratesi, Shital R. Vaidya, Laerte L. Patera, Cristina Africh, Luca Floreano, and Gianpaolo Brivio. J. Phys. Chem. C: January 27, 2015
  • Insertion of Benzonitrile into Al–N and Ga–N Bonds: Formation of Fused Carbatriaza-Gallanes/Alanes and Their Subsequent Synthesis from Amidines and Trimethyl-Gallium/Aluminum. K. Maheswari, A. Ramakrishna Rao, and N. Dastagiri Reddy. Inorg. Chem.: January 26, 2015
  • Mild Dehydrogenation of Ammonia Borane Complexed with Aluminum Borohydride. Iurii Dovgaliuk, Cécile S. Le Duff, Koen Robeyns, Michel Devillers, and Yaroslav Filinchuk. Chem. Mater.: January 15, 2015
  • The Formation Mechanism of 3D Porous Anodized Aluminum Oxide Templates from an Aluminum Film with Copper Impurities. Johannes Vanpaemel, Alaa M. Abd-Elnaiem, Stefan De Gendt, and Philippe M. Vereecken. J. Phys. Chem. C: January 7, 2015
  • Hydrothermal Synthesis and Characterization of Aluminum-Free Mn- Zeolite: A Catalyst for Phenol Hydroxylation. Zhen He, Juan Wu, Bingying Gao, and Hongyun He. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces: January 3, 2015

Recent Research & Development for Hydrides

  • Insights into the Origin of the Separation Selectivity with Silica Hydride Adsorbents. Chadin Kulsing, Yada Nolvachai, Philip J. Marriott, Reinhard I. Boysen, Maria T. Matyska, Joseph J. Pesek, and Milton T. W. Hearn. J. Phys. Chem. B: February 6, 2015
  • An Antiferro-to-Ferromagnetic Transition in EuTiO3–xHx Induced by Hydride Substitution. Takafumi Yamamoto, Ryuta Yoshii, Guillaume Bouilly, Yoji Kobayashi, Koji Fujita, Yoshiro Kususe, Yoshitaka Matsushita, Katsuhisa Tanaka, and Hiroshi Kageyama. Inorg. Chem.: January 16, 2015
  • The Activating Oxydianion Binding Domain for Enzyme-Catalyzed Proton Transfer, Hydride Transfer, and Decarboxylation: Specificity and Enzyme Architecture. Archie C. Reyes, Xiang Zhai, Kelsey T. Morgan, Christopher J. Reinhardt, Tina L. Amyes, and John P. Richard. J. Am. Chem. Soc.: January 2, 2015
  • C–H Bond Functionalization via [1,5]-Hydride Shift/Cyclization Sequence: Approach to Spiroindolenines. Peng-Fei Wang, Chun-Huan Jiang, Xiaoan Wen, Qing-Long Xu, and Hongbin Sun. J. Org. Chem.: December 28, 2014
  • In Situ Embedding of Mg2NiH4 and YH3 Nanoparticles into Bimetallic Hydride NaMgH3 to Inhibit Phase Segregation for Enhanced Hydrogen Storage. Yongtao Li, Luxing Zhang, Qingan Zhang, Fang Fang, Dalin Sun, Kongzhai Li, Hua Wang, Liuzhang Ouyang, and Min Zhu. J. Phys. Chem. C: September 26, 2014
  • Mechanistic Study and Ligand Design for the Formation of Zinc Formate Complexes from Zinc Hydride Complexes and Carbon Dioxide. Chunhua Dong, Xinzheng Yang, Jiannian Yao, and Hui Chen. Organometallics: December 18, 2014
  • Determination of Nanoparticle Size by Measuring the Metal–Metal Bond Length: The Case of Palladium Hydride. Jianqiang Wang, Qi Wang, Xinghua Jiang, Zhongneng Liu, Weimin Yang, and Anatoly I. Frenkel. J. Phys. Chem. C: December 10, 2014
  • Calculation of Ionization Energy, Electron Affinity, and Hydride Affinity Trends in Pincer-Ligated d8-Ir(tBu4PXCXP) Complexes: Implications for the Thermodynamics of Oxidative H2 Addition. Abdulkader Baroudi, Ahmad El-Hellani, Ashfaq A. Bengali, Alan S. Goldman, and Faraj Hasanayn. Inorg. Chem.: November 18, 2014
  • Reactivity of TpMe2-Containing Hydride–Iridafurans with Alkenes, Alkynes, and H2. Ángela Vivancos, Cristina M. Posadas, Yohar A. Hernández, et. al. Organometallics: November 12, 2014
  • Facile Synthesis of Ba1–xKxFe2As2 Superconductors via Hydride Route. Julia V. Zaikina, Maria Batuk, Artem M. Abakumov, Alexandra Navrotsky, and Susan M. Kauzlarich. J. Am. Chem. Soc.: November 11, 2014