Sodium Aluminium Hydride - NaAlH4 & Na3AlH6


NaAlHx





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The hydride coordination around Aluminium differs between these two compunds. In (a) NaAlH4 it is a 4 coordinate tetrahedron; whilst in (b) Na3AlH6 it is a 6 coordinate octahedron. Both these compounds have hydrogen storage capabilities.

 

 

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