The future of physical hydrogen storage  

Dan Xu1, Winston Duo Wu2*

1Jiangsu Key Laboratory of Advanced Functional Polymer Design and Application, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, College of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Soochow University, Suzhou, 215123, China

2Suzhou Key Laboratory of Green Chemical Engineering, School of Chemical and Environmental Engineering College of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Soochow University, Suzhou, 215123, China 

Adv. Mater. Lett., 2018, 9 (12), pp 851-854

DOI: 10.5185/amlett.2018.2151

Publication Date (Web): Sep 14, 2018

E-mail: dxu@suda.edu.cn

Abstract


Hydrogen is one of the most promising clean energy because it has a much higher energy density than gasoline and emits no carbon dioxide after burning. For the application of hydrogen, hydrogen storage is considered as a key technology. Design and synthesis of porous material with high hydrogen storage capacity should be fully developed at first. However, none of the candidate materials developed so far has meet the DOE target yet. This review aimed to describe the presently major accomplishments and the challenges in the area of hydrogen storage. 

Keywords

Hydrogen storage, porous materials, physisorption, enthalpy of adsorption.

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