This paper reports the phase equilibrium temperature and dissociation heat of ionic semiclathrate hydrate formed with tetrabutylammonium butyrate (TBABu). The temperature – composition phase diagram of the TBABu hydrate was determined in the mass fraction from 0.10 to 0.44. The highest equilibrium temperature of TBABu hydrate was 15.4 °C in the mass fraction range from 0.35 to 0.37. On the dissociation heat of DSC measurements, a single heat flow peak of TBABu hydrate excluding ice melting peak was observed at all the mass fraction systems. The largest dissociation heat was 184.9 ± 3.1 kJ/kg at the mass fraction 0.36. TBABu hydrate could potentially be used as a thermal energy storage material.
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