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Kinetics and thermodynamics of the aluminum hydride polymorphs
Polymorphs of AlH 3 were prepared by organometallic synthesis. We demonstrate that freshly synthesized, nonsolvated AlH 3 releases approximately 10 wt% H 2 at desorption temperatures less than 100Expand
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Deuterium site occupancy and phase boundaries in ZrNiD x (0.87≤x≤3.0)
ZrNiDx samples with compositions between x=0.87 and x=3.0 were investigated by 2H magic-angle spinning nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MAS-NMR), powder x-ray diffraction (XRD), neutronExpand
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Crystal structure of Li2B12H12: a possible intermediate species in the decomposition of LiBH4.
The crystal structure of solvent-free Li2B12H12 has been determined by powder X-ray diffraction and confirmed by a combination of neutron vibrational spectroscopy and first-principles calculations.Expand
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Preparation and thermoelectric properties of the skutterudite‐related phase Ru0.5Pd0.5Sb3
A new skutterudite phase Ru0.5Pd0.5Sb3 was prepared. This new phase adds to a large number of already known materials with the skutterudite structure which have shown good potential forExpand
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Study of aluminoborane compound AlB_4H_(11) for hydrogen storage
Aluminoborane compounds AlB_4H_(11), AlB_5H_(12), and AlB_6H_(13) were reported by Himpsl and Bond in 1981, but they have eluded the attention of the worldwide hydrogen storage research community forExpand
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LiSc(BH4)4 as a Hydrogen Storage Material: Multinuclear High-Resolution Solid-State NMR and First-Principles Density Functional Theory Studies
A lithium salt of anionic scandium tetraborohydride complex, LiSc(BH_4)_4, was studied both experimentally and theoretically as a potential hydrogen storage medium. Ball milling mixtures of LiBH_4Expand
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Sulfuryl and Thionyl Halide-Based Ultralow Temperature Primary Batteries
Introduction Outer solar system mission architecture trade studies have recognized that power budgets for spacecraft are critical limitations of mission duration and science objectives. TheExpand
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Degradation study of ZrNiH1.5 for use as actuators in gas gap heat switches
Abstract ZrNi hydride has been assessed as reversible hydrogen storage material in actuators of gas gap heat switches for various applications including hydride compressors in closed-cycleExpand
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Assessment of Zr–V–Fe getter alloy for gas-gap heat switches
Abstract A commercial Zr–V–Fe alloy (i.e. SAES Getters trade name alloy St-172) has been assessed as reversible hydrogen storage material for use in actuators of gas-gap heat switches. ForExpand
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