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New sorbents for hydrogen storage by hydrogen spillover – a review

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Abstract

The utilization of hydrogen as an energy source or carrier for fuel-cell powered vehicles is limited by the lack of a safe and effective hydrogen storage system. Recent advances in the application of hydrogen spillover for hydrogen storage have provided a promising route for hydrogen storage. An overview of the progress made on hydrogen storage by spillover at ambient temperature on various adsorbents, including carbons, metal organic frameworks (MOFs) and other nanostructured materials, is given in this review. New techniques for facilitating hydrogen spillover that were developed in our laboratory are discussed, along with future directions.

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The article was received on 09 May 2008, accepted on 12 Jun 2008 and first published on 24 Jun 2008


Article type: Perspective
DOI: 10.1039/B807957A
Citation: Energy Environ. Sci., 2008,1, 268-279
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    New sorbents for hydrogen storage by hydrogen spillover – a review

    L. Wang and R. T. Yang, Energy Environ. Sci., 2008, 1, 268
    DOI: 10.1039/B807957A

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