News Release 06-043
New "Crystal Sponge" Triples Hydrogen Storage
UCLA, University of Michigan chemists advance hydrogen as fuel for cars and electronic devices
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This neutron-scattering image reveals where hydrogen molecules (red-green circles) connect to a metal organic framework (MOF), a type of custom-made compound eyed for hydrogen storage applications. The ball-and-stick model of the MOF is superimposed on the neutron image.
Credit: Taner Yildirim, NIST
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