As nouns the difference between dimer and dialane
is that dimer
is dimer while dialane
is (inorganic compound) the aluminium hydride al2
that is a dimer of alane found only at low temperatures.
(chemistry) A molecule consisting of two identical halves, formed by joining two identical molecules, sometimes with a single atom acting as a bridge.
(inorganic compound) The aluminium hydride Al2H6 that is a dimer of alane found only at low temperatures