This book fills the gap for concise but comprehensive literature on this interdisciplinary topic, involving chemical, physical, biological and engineering challenges. It provides broad coverage of the most important fields of modern hydrogen technology: hydrogen properties, production, storage, conversion to power, and applications in materials science. In so doing, the book covers all the pertinent materials classes: metal hydrides, inorganic porous solids, organic materials, and nanotubes. The authors present the entire view from fundamental research to viable devices and systems, including the latest scientific results and discoveries, practical approaches to design and engineering, as well as functioning prototypes and advanced systems.
INTRODUCTION HISTORY OF HYDROGEN Timeline of the History of Hydrogen The Hindenburg and Challenger Disasters HYDROGEN AS A FUEL Fossil Fuels The Carbon Cycle and Biomass Energy The Hydrogen Cycle PROPERTIES OF HYDROGEN Hydrogen Gas Interaction of Hydrogen with Solid Surfaces Catalysis of Hydrogen Dissociation and Recombination The Four States of Hydrogen and their Characteristics and Properties Surface Engineering of Hydrides HYDROGEN PRODUCTION Hydrogen Production from Coal and Hydrocarbons Electrolysis: Hydrogen Production from Electricity HYDROGEN STORAGE Hydrogen Storage in Molecular Form Hydrogen Adsorption (Carbon, Zeolites, Nanocubes) Metal Hydrides Complex Transition Metal Hydrides Tetrahydroborates as a Non-transition Metal Hydrides Complex Hydrides Storage in Organic Hydrides Indirect Hydrogen Storage via Metals and Complexes Using Exhaust Water HYDROGEN FUNCTIONALIZED MATERIALS Magnetic Heterostructures: A Playground for Hydrogen Optical Properties of Metal-Hydrides: Switchable Mirrors APPLICATIONS Fuel Cells using Hydrogen Borohydride Fuel Cells Internal Combustion Engine Space Applications with Hydrogen
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