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LIGHT METAL SOLID SOLUTION ALLOYS FOR HYDROGEN STORAGE

United States Patent Application

20110091352
A1
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A light metal solid solution alloy for reversible hydrogen storage can include a light metal solid solution alloy of M.sub.1 and M.sub.2. M.sub.1 and M.sub.2 are different and independently selected from the group consisting of Li, Mg, Al, Na, Be, and Si. Furthermore, the starting materials and formation conditions are chosen such that the resulting alloy has a hydrogenated state and a dehydrogenated state which are each solid solutions.
Fang, Zhigang Z. (Salt Lake City, UT), Lu, Jun (Salt Lake City, UT), Fan, Peng (Salt Lake City, UT), Sohn, Hong Yong (Salt Lake City, UT), Choi, Young Joon (Salt Lake City, UT)
12/ 757,852
April 9, 2010
GOVERNMENT INTEREST [0002] This invention was made with government support under Grant No. DE-FC36-05GO15069 awarded by the Department of Energy. The United States government has certain rights in this invention.