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Porous Materials for Hydrolytic Dehydrogenation of Ammonia Borane

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Department of Materials & Applied Chemistry, College of Science & Engineering, Nihon University, 1-8-14 Kanda-Surugadai, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo 101-8308, Japan
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National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), 1-8-31 Midorigaoka, Ikeda, Osaka 563-8577, Japan
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Academic Editor: Umit B. Demirci
Materials 2015, 8(7), 4512-4534; https://doi.org/10.3390/ma8074512
Received: 6 May 2015 / Revised: 6 May 2015 / Accepted: 15 July 2015 / Published: 21 July 2015
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Hydrogen Storage Materials)
Hydrogen storage is still one of the most significant issues hindering the development of a “hydrogen energy economy”. Ammonia borane is notable for its high hydrogen densities. For the material, one of the main challenges is to release efficiently the maximum amount of the stored hydrogen. Hydrolysis reaction is a promising process by which hydrogen can be easily generated from this compound. High purity hydrogen from this compound can be evolved in the presence of solid acid or metal based catalyst. The reaction performance depends on the morphology and/or structure of these materials. In this review, we survey the research on nanostructured materials, especially porous materials for hydrogen generation from hydrolysis of ammonia borane. View Full-Text
Keywords: hydrolysis of ammonia borane; porous materials; support; immobilization; nanostructured materials hydrolysis of ammonia borane; porous materials; support; immobilization; nanostructured materials
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Umegaki, T.; Xu, Q.; Kojima, Y. Porous Materials for Hydrolytic Dehydrogenation of Ammonia Borane. Materials 2015, 8, 4512-4534.

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