The Structure and Properties of LaNi5H3

E. Akiba, H. Hayakawa, Y. Ishido, K. Nomura, S. Shin

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Abstract

The structure of an intermediate phase(LaNi5H(D)3) in the LaNi5-H2 system has been refined using high resolution time-of-flight neutron powder diffraction data. The structure is described in the space group P6/mmm and the unit cell dimensions are a =5.302 (5) Å and c =4.066(3)Å. The interstitial deuterium sites were discussed and the content of deuterium was confirmed by both neutron diffraction and a volumetric measurement. The behaviors of LaNi5H3 at room temperature were investigated using a in-situ X-ray diffraction method. It was found that the LaNi5H3 phase was not stable at room temperature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)291-296
Number of pages6
JournalZeitschrift fur Physikalische Chemie
Volume163
Issue numberPart_1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1989

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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    Akiba, E., Hayakawa, H., Ishido, Y., Nomura, K., & Shin, S. (1989). The Structure and Properties of LaNi5H3. Zeitschrift fur Physikalische Chemie, 163(Part_1), 291-296. https://doi.org/10.1524/zpch.1989.163.Part_1.0291