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Novel Hydrogen Storage Materials

United States Patent Application

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The present invention provides for a composition capable of storing hydrogen from molecular hydrogen. The composition comprises a magnesium nanoparticle (NP) and a polymer, wherein the Mg NC is essentially embedded in the polymer. The polymer is selectively permeable wherein the polymer is essentially not permeable to O.sub.2 and H.sub.2O. The composition is capable of absorbing and desorbing molecular hydrogen.
Moon, Hoi Ri (Ulsan, KR), Jeon, Ki-Joon (Ulsan, KR), Ruminski, Anne M. (El Cerrito, CA), Urban, Jeffrey J. (Emeryville, CA)
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland CA)
13/ 361,859
January 30, 2012
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENTAL SUPPORT [0002] This invention was made with government support under Contract No. DE-AC02-05CH11231 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.