Enhanced hydrogen adsorption by metal doped ordered mesoporous carbon

D. Saha, Shuguang Deng

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Abstract

Hydrogen storage is the main bottleneck for establishing PEM fuel cell driven cars as the main source of automobiles in future. Metal doped ordered mesoporous carbon (OMC) was studied as hydrogen storing material in ambient temperature. OMC was synthesized using soft template route or self assembly followed by doping of four different metals, Pd, Pt, Ni, and Ru at different concentrations (1, 5, and 10%). At low and high pressure and ambient temperature hydrogen uptake increased for all the metals and for all concentrations. 1% Ni doped OMC showed maximum hydrogen uptake both in low pressure 0.12%) and high pressure (2.14%) conditions. Increase in metal content resulted in decrease in hydrogen uptake for Ni contrary to other three metals which showed the opposite effect. This is an abstract of a paper presented at the 8th World Congress of Chemical Engineering (Montreal, Quebec, Canada 8/23-27/2009).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication8th World Congress of Chemical Engineering: Incorporating the 59th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference and the 24th Interamerican Congress of Chemical Engineering
StatePublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes
Event8th World Congress of Chemical Engineering: Incorporating the 59th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference and the 24th Interamerican Congress of Chemical Engineering - Montreal, QC, Canada
Duration: Aug 23 2009Aug 27 2009

Other

Other8th World Congress of Chemical Engineering: Incorporating the 59th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference and the 24th Interamerican Congress of Chemical Engineering
CountryCanada
CityMontreal, QC
Period8/23/098/27/09

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Health and Safety
  • Process Chemistry and Technology
  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment

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    Saha, D., & Deng, S. (2009). Enhanced hydrogen adsorption by metal doped ordered mesoporous carbon. In 8th World Congress of Chemical Engineering: Incorporating the 59th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference and the 24th Interamerican Congress of Chemical Engineering