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April 7th, 2007

Nanotechnology Promises Improvements In Hydrogen Storage

One of the key challenges in making the transition to a hydrogen economy will be finding new ways to efficiently store and transport hydrogen, and a team of researchers from the Institute of Applied Mechanics, Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, believe that nanostructures (elements engineered at scales smaller than a millionth of a metre) such as carbon nanotubes, nanofibers and nanocones, have unique properties which might be exploited to store gases in a way that would offer advantages over existing systems.


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