Ammonium borohydride – a promising hydrogen storage material?

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Stabilization and destabilization of ammonium borohydrideHydrogen has been investigated for some time as a possible renewable energy source but its practical application has been limited by storage problems.   In this HOT article, Tom Autrey and co-workers have studied the stabilisation and destabilisation of ammonium borohydride with a view to its use as a promising hydrogen storage material.  The results suggest that ammonium borohydride could be stabilized by high pressure hydrogen or inert gas.

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Methods to stabilize and destabilize ammonium borohydride
Thomas K. Nielsen, Abhi Karkamkar, Mark Bowden, Flemming Besenbacher, Torben R. Jensen and Tom Autrey
Dalton Trans., 2013, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C2DT31591B

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