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Activated aluminum hydride hydrogen storage compositions and uses thereof

United States Patent

November 23, 2010
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Activated Aluminum Hydride Hydrogen Storage Compositions
In one aspect, the invention relates to activated aluminum hydride hydrogen storage compositions containing aluminum hydride in the presence of, or absence of, hydrogen desorption stimulants. The invention particularly relates to such compositions having one or more hydrogen desorption stimulants selected from metal hydrides and metal aluminum hydrides. In another aspect, the invention relates to methods for generating hydrogen from such hydrogen storage compositions.
Sandrock; Gary (Ringwood, NJ), Reilly; James (Bellport, NY), Graetz; Jason (Mastic, NY), Wegrzyn; James E. (Brookhaven, NY)
Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC (Upton, NY)
11/ 192,262
July 29, 2005
This invention was made with Government support under contract number DE-AC02-98CH10886, awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.