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Improved Designs of Metal–Organic Frameworks for Hydrogen Storage

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  • Sang Soo Han Dr.,

    1. Materials and Process Simulation Center, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA, Fax: (+1) 626-585-0918
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  • Wei-Qiao Deng Prof.,

    1. Materials and Process Simulation Center, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA, Fax: (+1) 626-585-0918
    2. Current address: Nanyang Technology University, Singapore, Singapore
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  • William A. Goddard III Prof.

    1. Materials and Process Simulation Center, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA, Fax: (+1) 626-585-0918
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  • The facilities of the Materials and Process Simulation Center were supported by ONR-DURIP and ARO-DURIP. Additional support of the MSC was provided by MURI-ARO, MURI-ONR, DOE (ASC, FETL), NSF (NIRT), NIH, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Chevron, Dow-Corning, Intel, Nissan, and Pfizer. This research was partially supported by a grant from the DOE (DE-FG01-04ER04-20). Also, S.S.H. was partially supported by the Korean Research Foundation Grant funded by the Korean Government (MOEHRD) (KRF-2005-214-D00303). We thank Prof. Omar Yaghi (UCLA) for helpful comments.

Abstract

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Gierig nach Wasserstoff: In dem metall-organischen Gerüst (MOF) Mg-MOF-C30 (siehe Bild) sind {Mg4O(CO2)6}-Bausteine (rosa) durch aromatische organische Brücken (cyan) mit 30 Kohlenstoffatomen verbunden. Mit 8.08 Gew.-% (bei 77 K und 20 bar H2) nimmt das Material mehr Wasserstoff auf als alle übrigen untersuchten MOF-Strukturen.

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