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Title: High capacity hydrogen storage nanocomposite materials

A novel hydrogen absorption material is provided comprising a mixture of a lithium hydride with a fullerene. The subsequent reaction product provides for a hydrogen storage material which reversibly stores and releases hydrogen at temperatures of about 270.degree. C.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1169100
Assignee:
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC (Aiken, SC) SRO
Patent Number(s):
8,945,500
Application Number:
12/932,242
Contract Number:
AC09-08SR22470
Research Org:
Savannah River Ecology Laboratory (SREL), Aiken, SC (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY

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