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2010 Annual Progress Report

IV. Hydrogen Storage

This section of the 2010 Progress Report for the DOE Hydrogen Program focuses on hydrogen storage. Each technical report is available as an individual Adobe Acrobat PDF.

Hydrogen Storage Sub-Program Overview, Ned Stetson, DOE

A. Metal Hydride Center of Excellence

  1. Metal Hydride Center of Excellence
    1. Five-Year Review of Metal Hydride Center of Excellence, Lennie Klebanoff, Sandia National Laboratories
    2. Fundamental Studies of Advanced High-Capacity, Reversible Metal Hydrides, Craig Jensen, University of Hawaii
    3. Lightweight Metal Hydrides for Hydrogen Storage, J.-C. Zhao, Ohio State University
    4. Development of Metal Hydrides at Sandia National Laboratories, Lennie Klebanoff, Sandia National Laboratories
    5. Aluminum Hydride Regeneration, Jason Graetz, Brookhaven National Laboratory
    6. Reversible Hydrogen Storage Materials - Structure, Chemistry, and Electronic Structure, Ian Robertson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    7. Electrochemical Reversible Formation of Alane, Ragaiy Zidan, Savannah River National Laboratory
    8. Neutron Characterization and Calphad in Support of the Metal Hydride Center of Excellence, Terrence Udovic, National Institute of Standards and Technology
    9. Metal Borohydrides, Ammines, and Aluminum Hydrides as Hydrogen Storage Materials, Gilbert Brown, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
    10. Development and Evaluation of Advanced Hydride Systems for Reversible Hydrogen Storage, Joseph Reiter, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
    11. Li-Mg-N Hydrogen Storage Materials, Donald Anton, Savannah River National Laboratory
    12. Effect of Gaseous Impurities on Long-Term Thermal Cycling and Aging Properties of Complex Hydrides for Hydrogen Storage, Dhanesh Chandra, University of Nevada, Reno
  2. Tunable Thermodynamics and Kinetics for Hydrogen Storage: Nanoparticle Synthesis Using Ordered Polymer Templates, Mark Allendorf, Sandia National Laboratories
  3. Efficient Discovery of Novel Multicomponent Mixtures for Hydrogen Storage: A Combined Computational/Experimental Approach, Christopher Wolverton, Northwestern University
  4. Hydrogen Storage Materials for Fuel Cell-Powered Vehicles, Andrew Goudy, Delaware State University

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B. Chemical Hydrogen Storage Center of Excellence

  1. Chemical Hydrogen Storage Center of Excellence
    1. 2010 Overview and Wrapup: DOE Chemical Hydrogen Storage Center of Excellence (CHSCoE), Kevin Ott, Los Alamos National Laboratory
    2. Hydrogen Storage by Novel CBN Heterocycle Materials, Shih-Yuan Liu, University of Oregon
    3. Chemical Hydrogen Storage R&D at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Kevin Ott, Los Alamos National Laboratory
    4. Chemical Hydrogen Storage Research at PNNL, Jamie Holladay, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

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C. Hydrogen Sorption Center of Excellence

  1. Hydrogen Sorption Center of Excellence
    1. Overview of the DOE Hydrogen Sorption Center of Excellence, Lin Simpson, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
    2. A Biomimetic Approach to Metal-Organic Frameworks with High H2 Uptake, Hongcai Zhou, Texas A&M University
    3. Multiply Surface-Functionalized Nanoporous Carbon for Vehicular Hydrogen Storage, Peter Pfeifer, University of Missouri
    4. Neutron Characterization in Support of the Hydrogen Sorption Center of Excellence, Craig Brown, National Institute of Standards and Technology
    5. NREL Research as Part of the Hydrogen Sorption Center of Excellence, L.J. Simpson, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
    6. Hydrogen Storage through Nanostructured Porous Organic Polymers (POPs), D.J. Liu, Argonne National Laboratory
    7. Hydrogen Storage by Spillover, Ralph Yang, University of Michigan
    8. Carbon Aerogels for Hydrogen Storage, Theodore Baumann, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  2. Nanostructured Activated Carbon for Hydrogen Storage, Israel Cabasso, State University of New York, Syracuse
  3. Electron Charged Graphite-Based Hydrogen Storage Material , Chinbay Fan, Gas Technology Institute

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D. Hydrogen Storage Engineering Center of Excellence

  1. Hydrogen Storage Engineering Center of Excellence
    1. Hydrogen Storage Engineering Center of Excellence, Donald Anton, Savannah River National Laboratory
    2. Systems Engineering of Chemical Hydride, Pressure Vessel, and Balance of Plant for On-Board Hydrogen Storage, Darrell Herling, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
    3. Advancement of Systems Designs and Key Engineering Technologies for Materials-Based Hydrogen Storage, Bart van Hassel, United Technologies Research Center
    4. Chemical Hydride Rate Modeling, Validation, and System Demonstration, Troy Semelsberger, Los Alamos National Laboratory
    5. System Design, Analysis, Modeling, and Media Engineering Properties for Hydrogen Energy Storage, Matthew Thornton, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
    6. System Design and Media Structuring for On-Board Hydrogen Storage Technologies, Sudarshan Kumar, General Motors Company
    7. Ford/BASF-SE/UM Activities in Support of the Hydrogen Storage Engineering Center of Excellence, Andrea Sudik, Ford Motor Company
    8. SRNL Technical Work Scope for the Hydrogen Storage Engineering Center of Excellence, Theodore Motyka, Savannah River National Laboratory
    9. Key Technologies, Thermal Management, and Prototype Testing for Advanced Solid-State Hydrogen Storage Systems, Joseph Reiter, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
    10. Microscale Enhancement of Heat and Mass Transfer for Hydrogen Energy Storage, Kevin Drost, Oregon State University
    11. Development of Improved Composite Pressure Vessels for Hydrogen Storage, Jon Knudsen, Lincoln Composites, Inc.

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E. Storage Testing, Safety and Analysis

  1. On-Board and Off-Board Analyses of Hydrogen Storage Options, Rajesh Ahluwalia, Argonne National Laboratory
  2. Analyses of Hydrogen Storage Materials and On-Board Systems, Matt Kromer, TIAX, LLC
  3. Fundamental Environmental Reactivity Analysis of Hydrogen Storage Materials, David Tamburello, Savannah River National Laboratory
  4. Quantifying and Addressing the DOE Material Reactivity Requirements with Analysis and Testing of Hydrogen Storage Materials and Systems, John Khalil, United Technologies Research Center
  5. The Reactivity Properties of Hydrogen Storage Materials in the Context of Systems, Daniel Dedrick, Sandia National Laboratories
  6. Best Practices for Characterizing Hydrogen Storage Properties of Materials, Karl Gross, H2 Technology Consulting LLC

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F. New Materials–Independent Projects

  1. A Joint Theory and Experimental Project in the Synthesis and Testing of Porous COFs for On-Board Vehicular Hydrogen Storage, Omar Yaghi, University of California, Los Angeles
  2. New Carbon-Based Porous Materials with Increased Heats of Adsorption for Hydrogen Storage, Randall Snurr, Northwestern University
  3. Hydrogen Trapping through Designer Hydrogen Spillover Molecules with Reversible Temperature and Pressure-Induced Switching, Angela Lueking, Pennsylvania State University
  4. Capacitive Hydrogen Storage Systems: Molecular Design of Structured Dielectrics, R.P. Currier, Los Alamos National Laboratory

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G. Tanks

  1. Extended Dormancy, Vacuum Stability, and Para-Ortho Hydrogen Conversion in Cryogenic Pressure Vessels, Salvador Aceves, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  2. Lifecycle Verification of Polymeric Storage Liners, Barton Smith, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  3. High Strength Carbon Fibers, Bob Norriis, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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H. Cross-Cutting

  1. NaSi and Na-SG Powder Hydrogen Fuel Cells, Michael Lefenfeld, SiGNa Chemisty Inc.
  2. Purdue Hydrogen Systems Laboratory: Hydrogen Storage, Jay Gore, Purdue University
  3. HGMS: Glasses and Nanocomposites for Hydrogen Storage, Kristina Lipinska-Kalita, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  4. An Integrated Approach of Hydrogen Storage in Complex Hydrides of Transitional Elements, A. Bhattacharyya, University of Arkansas, Little Rock

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I. Test/Analysis

  1. Standardized Testing Program for Solid-State Hydrogen Storage Technologies, Michael Miller, Southwest Research Institute

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