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Researchers Show Applied Electric Field can Significantly Improve Hydrogen Storage Properties

February 1, 2010

electric field polarizes hydrogen molecules An international team of researchers has identified a new theoretical approach that may one day make the synthesis of hydrogen fuel storage materials less complicated, and improve the thermodynamics and reversibility of the system. Full Story

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