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Determination of the hydrogen storage capacity of novel sepiolite-derived carbonaceous materials

United States Patent Application

20060057061
A1
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Carbonaceous nanofibers derived from a one dimensional channeled material having hydrogen adsorbed on the surfaces thereof are disclosed as a well as a method of storing hydrogen in which a plurality of carbonaceous nanofibers derived from a one dimensional channeled material are provided, and the nanofibers are contacted with hydrogen at a temperature and pressure for a time sufficient to adsorb hydrogen thereon.
Sandi-Tapia, Giselle (Glen Ellyn, IL), Gregar, Kathleen Carrado (Naperville, IL)
THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO (Chicago IL)
11/ 088,606
March 23, 2005
CONTRACTUAL ORIGIN OF THE INVENTION [0002] The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. W-31-109-ENG-38 between the U.S. Department of Energy and The University of Chicago representing Argonne National Laboratory.