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Method and system for hydrogen evolution and storage

United States Patent

October 21, 2008
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Hydrogen-Evolving Organic Compounds
A method and system for storing and evolving hydrogen employ chemical compounds that can be hydrogenated to store hydrogen and dehydrogenated to evolve hydrogen. A catalyst lowers the energy required for storing and evolving hydrogen. The method and system can provide hydrogen for devices that consume hydrogen as fuel.
Thorn; David L. (Los Alamos, NM), Tumas; William (Los Alamos, NM), Hay; P. Jeffrey (Los Alamos, NM), Schwarz; Daniel E. (Los Alamos, NM), Cameron; Thomas M. (Los Alamos, NM)
Loa Alamos National Security, LLC (Los Alamos, NM)
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June 10, 2005
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERAL RIGHTS This invention was made with government support under Contract No. W-7405-ENG-36 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.