As nouns the difference between alane and dialane
is that alane
is while dialane
is (inorganic compound) the aluminium hydride al2
that is a dimer of alane found only at low temperatures.
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.
(inorganic compound) The aluminium hydride Al2H6 that is a dimer of alane found only at low temperatures