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Exploring metal hydrides using autoclave and multi-anvil hydrogenations


Abstract Metal hydride materials have been intensively studied for hydrogen storage applications. In addition to potential hydrogen economy applications, metal hydrides offer a wide variety of other interesting properties. For example, hydrogen-dominant materials, which are hydrides with the highest hydrogen content for a particular metal/semimetal composition, are predicted to display high-temperature superconductivity. On the other side of the spectrum are hydrides with small amounts of hydrogen (0.1 - 1 at.%) that are investigated as viable magnetic, thermoelectric or semiconducting materials. Research of metal hydride materials is generally important to gain fundamental understanding of metal-hydrogen interactions in materials. Hydrogenation of ... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Puhakainen, Kati (Author) / Häussermann, Ulrich (Advisor) / Seo, Dong (Advisor) / Kouvetakis, John (Committee member) / Wolf, George (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Chemistry / Materials Science / Inorganic chemistry / autoclave / hexasilicide / hydrogenations / hydrogen-dominant / metal hydride / multi-anvil
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 163 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Chemistry 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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