Room Temperature Hydrogen Storage in Nano-confined liquids
CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
Offices(s): Golden Field Office
HRL Laboratories, LLC (HRL) would utilize funding to complete the following objectives: (1) to measure the enhanced hydrogen storage capacity at pressures up to 200 bar and ultimately 350 bar of various liquid solvents when they are confined within the pore volume of select nanoporous scaffolds; (2) to validate, understand and extend the measured storage capacities using molecular dynamics simulations; (3) to optimize the scaffold and liquid in order to maximize the hydrogen storage capacity , and (4) to modify the scaffold and/or the confined liquid to reduce the vapor content of the discharged hydrogen. All project activities are laboratory work that would take place at HRL facilities located at 3011 Malibu Canyon Road in Malibu, California.