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December 6th, 2007

Lighter compounds could become heavyweight energy champions

European researchers have observed new phase transitions and complex behaviour in potential hydrogen storage materials.

Despite the emergence of promising materials for hydrogen storage, no single one has all the properties required for safe and effective storage, according to Bjørn Hauback from the Institute for Energy Technology, Kjeller, Norway and colleagues. But their research, focusing on light-weight boron-based compounds, may change that.


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