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p-block hydrogen storage materials

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The development of a clean hydrogen economy will aid a smooth transition from fossil fuels which is required to stem the environmental impact and economic instability caused by oil dependency. For vehicular application, in addition to being cheap and safe, a commercial hydrogen store must contain a certain weight percentage of hydrogen to provide a reasonable range (~300 miles). It must also be able to release hydrogen under near-ambient conditions (80-120°C) and have a reasonable cycling cap...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Chemistry
Sub department:
Inorganic Chemistry
Research group:
Professors Peter Edwards and Bill David
Oxford college:
New College
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MPLS
Department:
Chemistry
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Supervisor
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Chemistry
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2010
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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