As nouns the difference between alane and alans
is that alane
is while alans
is (cockney rhyming slang) knickers (shortened form of alan whickers).
As a proper noun alans is
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(inorganic compound) aluminium hydride, AlH3
(organic chemistry) Any organic derivative of this compound
This is the current IUPAC name, but is to be replaced by alumane because the systematically derived name of the -AlH2 group would be alanyl which is already used as a derivative of alanine.