Providing the Science and Engineering to Accelerate the Deployment of Clean and Efficient Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies.

About the Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Program

Hydrogen and fuel cell technologies for vehicle, stationary, and portable poser applications are critical for realizing  a clean and secure energy future.

Sandia’s Hydrogen Program supports the nation’s energy strategy-helping to diversify America’s energy Sector and reduce our dependence on foreign oil through the advancement of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies.

Recent Accomplishments

Hydrogen Projects

Understanding the chemical and physical transformations occurring in materials used to convert solar energy into hydrogen and develop and test novel reactor concepts at relevant scales.

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Hydrogen and fuel cell systems enable dramatic reductions in both GHG emissions and foreign oil dependence.

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Facilitating the safe use of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies by understanding and mitigating risk.

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Sandia uses advanced capabilities and deep research expertise in materials and mechanics to address both fundamental scientific and applied engineering questions on the compatibility of specific materials and components with hydrogen fuel cell technology.

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Reducing hydrogen infrastructure investment risk with cutting-edge R&D to lower cost and improve performance.

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Through its market transformation efforts, Sandia seeks to accelerate the commercialization and promote the early adoption of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies.

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“H2@Rail Workshop.” Sandia National Laboratories. Livermore, California, Tech. Report. SAND2019-10191 R, Aug. 2019.

J.L. White, A.J.E. Rowberg, L.W.F. Wan, S. Kang, T. Ogitsu, R.D. Kolasinski, J.A. Whaley, A.A. Baker, J.R.I. Lee, Y.-S. Liu, L. Trotochaud, J.G. Guo, V. Stavila, D. Prendergast, H. Bluhm, M.D. Allendorf, B.C. Wood, F. El Gabaly,  ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2019, 11, 4930-4941.”Identifying the Role of Dynamic Surface Hydroxides in the Dehydrogenation of Ti-Doped NaAlH4.”

K. Thurmer, C. Schneider, V. Stavila, R.W. Friddle, F. Leonard, R.A. Fischer, M.D. Allendorf, A.A. Talin,  ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2019, 10, 39400-39410.”Surface Morphology and Electrical Properties of Cu3BTC2 Thin Films Before and After Reaction with TCNQ.”

Timothy C. Wang, Patrick F. Doty, Annabelle Benin, Joshua D. Sugar, Vitalie Stavila, Mark D. Allendorf, Chemical Communications, 2019, 55, 4647-4650. “Get the light out: nanoscaling MOFs for luminescence sensing and optical applications.”

Yi‐Sheng Liu, Sohee Jeong, James L. White, Xuefei Feng, Eun Seon Cho, Vitalie Stavila, Mark D. Allendorf, Jeffrey J. Urban, Jinghua Guo. ChemPhysChem, 2019, 20, 1261-1271.  ”In‐Situ/Operando X‐ray Characterization of Metal Hydrides.”


A. M. Ullman, C. G. Jones, F. P. Doty, V. Stavila, A. A. Talin, M. D. Allendorf, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2018, 10, 24201-24208. ”Hybrid Polymer/Metal-Organic Framework Films for Colorimetric Water Sensing over a Wide Concentration Range.”

A. Schneemann, J. L. White, SY. Kang, S. Jeong, L. F. Wan, E. S. Cho, T. W. Heo, Prendergast, D. Urban, J. J. Wood, B. C. Allendorf, M. D. Stavila, V., Chemical Reviews, 2018, 118, 10775-10839. “Nanostructured Metal Hydrides for Hydrogen Storage.”

C. L. Carr, W. Jayawardana, H. Y. Zou, J. L. White, F. El Gabaly, M. S. Conradi, V. Stavila, M. D. Allendorf, E. H. Majzoub, Chemistry of Materials  2018, 30, 2930-2938.”Anomalous H2 Desorption Rate of NaAlH4 Confined in Nitrogen-Doped Nanoporous Carbon Frameworks.”

J. Camp, V. Stavila, M. D. Allendorf, D. Prendergast, M. Haranczyk. Journal of Physical Chemistry C  2018, 122, 18957-18967. ”Critical Factors in Computational Characterization of Hydrogen Storage in Metal-Organic Frameworks.”

J. J. Vajo, H. Tan, C. C. Ahn, D. Addison, S.-J. Hwang, J. L. White, T. C. Wang, V. Stavila, J. Graetz,  Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2018, 122, 26845-26850. “Electrolyte-Assisted Hydrogen Storage Reactions.”

M. Dimitrievska, P. Shea, K. E. Kweon, M. Bercx, J. B. Varley, W. S. Tang, A. V. Skripov, V. Stavila, T. J. Udovic, B. C. Wood, Advanced Energy Materials  2018, 8, 1703422. “Carbon Incorporation and Anion Dynamics as Synergistic Drivers for Ultrafast Diffusion in Superionic LiCB11H12 and NaCB11H12.”

M.D. Allendorf, Z. Hulvey, T. Gennett, A. Ahmed, T.Autrey, J.Camp, E. S. Cho, H. Furukawa, M. Haranczyk, M. Head-Gordon, S. Jeong, A. Karkamkar, D.-J. Liu, J. R. Long, K. R. Meihaus, I. H. Nayyar, R. Nazarov, D. J. Siegel, V. Stavila, J. J. Urban, S. P. Veccham; B.C. Wood, Energy and Environmental Science, 2018, 11, 2784-2812. “An Assessment of Strategies for the Development of Solid-State Adsorbents for Vehicular Hydrogen Storage.”

S. R. H. Jensen, M. Paskevicius, B. R. S. Hansen, A. S. Jakobsen, K. T. Moller, J. L. White, M. D. Allendorf, V. Stavila, J. Skibsted, T. R. Jensen, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics  2018, 20, 16266-16275. ”Hydrogenation properties of lithium and sodium hydride – closo-borate, B10H10(2-) and B12H12(2-), composites.”


A. V. Soloninin, M. Dimitrievska, R.V. Skoryunov, O.A. Babanova, A.V. Skripov, W.S. Tang, V. Stavila, S. Orimo, T.J. Udovic, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2017, 121, 1000-1012. “Comparison of Anion Reorientational Dynamics in MCB9H10 and M2B10H10 (M = Li, Na) via Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and Quasielastic Neutron Scattering Studies.”

B. C. Wood, V. Stavila, N. Poonyayant, T. W. Heo, K. G. Ray, L. E. Klebanoff, T. J. Udovic, J. R. I. Lee, N. Angboonpong, J. D. Sugar, P. Pakawatpanurut, , Advanced Materials Interfaces 2017, 4, 1300803. “Nanointerface-Driven Reversible Hydrogen Storage in the Nanoconfined Li-N-H System.”

E. A. Dolgopolova, A. J. Brandt, O. A. Ejegbavwo, A. S. Duke, T. D. Maddumapatabandi, R. P. Galhenage, B. W.Larson, O. G.Reid, S. C. Ammal, A. Heyden, M. Chandrashekhar, V. Stavila, D. A. Chen, N. B. Shustova, Journal of the American Chemical Society 2017, 139, 5201-5209. “Electronic Properties of Bimetallic Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs): Tailoring the Density of Electronic States through MOF Modularity.”

E. D. Spoerke, L. J. Small, M. E. Foster, J. Wheeler, A. M. Ullman, V. Stavila, M. Rodriguez, M. D. Allendorf, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2017, 121, 4816-4824 “MOF-Sensitized Solar Cells Enabled by a Pillared Porphyrin Framework.”

“Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Tunnel Safety Study.” by Chris LaFleur, Gabriela Bran-Anleu, Alice B. Muna, Brian D. Ehrhart, Myra Blaylock, William G. Houf. Sandia National Laboratories, October 2017. SAND2017-11157.

J. B. Varley, K. Kweon, P. Mehta, P. Shea, T. W. Heo, T. J. Udovic, V. Stavila, B. C. Wood, ACS Energy Letters 2017, 2, 250-255. “Understanding Ionic Conductivity Trends in Polyborane Solid Electrolytes from Ab Initio Molecular Dynamics.”

J. Chae, S. An, G. Ramer, V. Stavila, G. Holland, Y. Yoon, A. A. Talin, M. Allendorf, V. A. Aksyuk, A. Centrone, Nano Letters 2017, 17, 5587-5594. “Nanophotonic Atomic Force Microscope Transducers Enable Chemical Composition and Thermal Conductivity Measurements at the Nanoscale.”

K. E. Kweon, J. B. Varley, P. Shea, N.Adelstein, P. Mehta, T. W. Heo, T. J. Udovic, V. Stavila, B. C. Wood, Chemistry of Materials 2017, 29, 9142-9153. “Structural, Chemical, and Dynamical Frustration: Origins of Superionic Conductivity in closo-Borate Solid Electrolytes.”

K. G. Ray, L.E. Klebanoff, J.R.I Lee, V. Stavila, T.W. Heo, P. Shea, A.A. Baker, S. Kang, M. Bagge-Hansen,Y.S. Liu, J.L. White, B.C. Wood, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2017, 19, 22646-22658. “Elucidating the mechanism of MgB2 initial hydrogenation via a combined experimental-theoretical study.”

V. Stavila, R. Parthasarathi, R.W. Davis, F. El Gabaly, K.L. Sale, B.A. Simmons, S. Singh, M.D. Allendorf, ACS Catalysis, 2016, 6, 55-59. “MOF-Based Catalysts for Selective Hydrogenolysis of Carbon–Oxygen Ether Bonds.”

W. S. Tang, M. Dimitrievska, V. Stavila, W. Zhou, H. Wu, A. A. Talin, T. J. Udovic, Chemistry of Materials 2017, 29, 10496-10509. “Order-Disorder Transitions and Superionic Conductivity in the Sodium nido-Undeca(carba)borates.”


A. M. Ullman, J. W. Brown, M. E. Foster, F. Leonard, K. Leong, V. Stavila, M.D. Allendorf, Inorganic Chemistry, 2016, 55, 7233-7249. “Transforming MOFs for Energy Applications Using the Guest@MOF Concept.”

C. G. Jones, V. Stavila, M.A. Conroy, P. Feng, B.V. Slaughter, C.E. Ashley, M.D. Allendorf, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2016, 8, 7623-7630.  “Versatile Synthesis and Fluorescent Labeling of ZIF-90 Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications.”

J. L. White, R. J. Newhouse, J. Z. Zhang, T. J. Udovic, V. Stavila, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2016, 120, 25725-25731.  “Understanding and mitigating the effects of stable dodecahydro-closo-dodecaborate intermediates of hydrogen storage reactions.”

M. Dimitrievska, J.L. White, W. Zhou, V. Stavila, L.E. Klebanoff, T.J. Udovic, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2016, 18, 25546-25552. “Structure-dependent vibrational dynamics of Mg(BH4)2 polymorphs probed with neutron vibrational spectroscopy and first-principles calculations.”

M.D Allendorf, V. Stavila, Nature Materials, 2016, 15, 255-257. “Nanoporous films: From conventional to conformal.”

V. Stavila, C. Schneider, C. Mowry, T. R. Zeitler, J.A. Greathouse, A.L. Robinson, J.M. Denning, J. Volponi, K. Leong, W. Quan, M. Tu, R.A. Fischer, M.D. Allendorf, Advanced Functional Materials, 2016, 26, 1699-1707. “Thin film growth of nbo MOFs and their integration with electroacoustic devices.”

V. Stavila, R. Parthasarathi, R.W. Davis, F. El Gabaly, K.L. Sale, B.A. Simmons, S. Singh, M.D. Allendorf, ACS Catalysis, 2016, 6, 55-59. “MOF-Based Catalysts for Selective Hydrogenolysis of Carbon–Oxygen Ether Bonds.”

W. S. Tang, K. Yoshida, A. V. Soloninin, R. V. Skoryunov, O. A. Babanova, A. V. Skripov, M. Dimitrievska, V. Stavila, S. Orimo, T. J. Udovic, ACS Energy Letters, 2016, 1, 659-664. “Stabilizing superionic-conducting structures via mixed-anion solid solutions of monocarba-closo-borate salts.”

W. S. Tang, M. Matsuo, H. Wu, V. Stavila, W. Zhou, A. A. Talin, A. V. Soloninin, R. V. Skoryunov, O. A. Babanova, A. V. Skripov, S. Orimo, T. J. Udovic, Advanced Energy Materials, 2016, 6, 1502237. “Liquid-like ionic conduction in solid lithium and sodium monocarba-closo-decaboranes near or at room temperature.”

X. Zhou, F. El Gabaly, V. Stavila, M. D. Allendorf, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2016, 120, 7500-7509.  “Molecular dynamics simulations of hydrogen diffusion in aluminum.”


N. Yang, J.K. Yee, Z. Zhang, L. Kurmanaeva, P. Cappillino, V. Stavila, E.J. Lavernia, C.S. Marchi, “Hydrogen sorption characteristics of nanostructured Pd-10Rh processed by cryomilling”, Acta Materialia, 2015, 82, 41–50.

Safety, Codes and Standards for Hydrogen Installations: Hydrogen Fueling System Footprint Metric Development. A.P. Harris, Daniel E. Dedrick, Chris LaFleur, Chris San Marchi.


A Comparative Analysis of the Cryo-compression and Cryo-adsorption Hydrogen Storage Methods, G. Petitpas, P. Bénard, L.E. Klebanoff, J. Xiao and S. Aceves, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2014, 39, 10564-10572.

A.A. Talin, A. Centrone, A.C. Ford, M.E. Foster, V. Stavila, P. Haney, R.A. Kinney, V. Szalai, F. El Gabaly, H.P. Yoon, F. Leonard, M.D. Allendorf, Science, 2014, 343, 66–69. “Tunable electrical conductivity in Metal-Organic Framework thin-film devices.”

A.M. Socha, R. Parthasarathi, J. Shi, V. Stavila, D.Y. Xu, J. Mentel, B.A. Simmons, S. Singh, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2014, 111, E3587-E3595. “Efficient biomass pretreatment using ionic liquids derived from lignin and hemicellulose.”

Accelerating the Understanding and Development of Hydrogen Storage Materials: A Review of the Five-year Efforts of the Three DOE Hydrogen Storage Materials Centers of Excellence. L.E. Klebanoff, K.C. Ott, L.J. Simpson, K. O’Malley and N.T. Stetson, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions, 2014, 1A, 81-117.

An investigation into the hydrogen storage characteristics of Ca(BH4)2/LiNH2 and Ca(BH4)2/NaNH2: Evidence of Intramolecular destabilization Poonyayant, V. Stavila, E.H. Majzoub, L.E. Klebanoff, R. Behrens, M. Ulutagay-Kartin, P. Pakawatpanurut, E.S. Hecht, J.S. Breit, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2014, 118, 14759-14769.

J. Shi, K. Balamurugan, R. Parthasarathi, V. Stavila, J. Mentel, B.A. Simmons, S. Singh, Green Chemistry, 2014, 16, 3830-3840. “Understanding the role of water during ionic liquid pretreatment of lignocellulose: co-solvent or anti-solvent?”

P.A. Sharma, A.L. Lima, M. Heckmaty, V. Stavila, D. Medlin, Applied Physics Letters, 2014, 105, 242106. “Ion beam modification of topological insulator bismuth selenide.”

T.J. Udovic, M. Matsuo, A. Unemoto, N. Verdal, V. Stavila, A.V. Skripov, J.J. Rush, H. Takamure, S. Orimo, Chemical Communications, 2014, 50, 3750-3752. “Sodium superionic conduction in Na2B12H12.”

T.J. Udovic, M. Matsuo, W.S. Tang, A. Unemoto, N. Verdal, V. Stavila, A.V. Skripov, J.J. Rush, H. Takamure, S. Orimo, Advanced Materials, 2014, 26, 7622-7626. “Exceptional superionic conductivity in disordered sodium decahydro-closo-decaborate.”

Using metal hydride H2 storage in mobile fuel cell equipment: Design and predicted performance of a metal hydride fuel cell mobile light. C. Song, L.E. Klebanoff, T.A. Johnson, B.S. Chao, A.F. Socha, J.M. Oros, C.J. Radley, S. Wingert, J.S. Breit, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2014, 39, 14896-14911.

V. Stavila, A.A. Talin, M.D. Allendorf, Chemical Society Reviews, 2014, 43, 5994-6010. “MOF-based electronic and opto-electronic devices.”


5 years of hydrogen storage research in the US DOE Metal Hydride Center of Excellence (MHCoE), L.E. Klebanoff, J.O. Keller, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2013, 38, 4533-4576.

A. Eichorst, P. Varanasi, V. Stavila, M. Zemla, M. Auer, S. Singh, B.A. Simmons, Environmental Microbiology 2013, 15, 2573-2587. “Community dynamics of cellulose-adapted thermophilic bacterial consortia.”

Nanoconfined light metal hydrides for reversible hydrogen storage, Petra E. de Jongh, Mark Allendorf, John J. Vajo, Claudia Zlotea, MRS Bulletin, 2013, 38, 488-494.

P.J. Cappillino, K.M. Hattar, B.G. Clark, V. Stavila, J. Sugar, D.B. Robinson, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2013, 1, 602-610. “Synthesis of mesoporous palladium with tunable porosity and demonstration of its thermal stability by in situ heating and environmental transmission electron microscopy.”

Probing the unusual anion mobility of LiBH4 confined in highly ordered nanoporous carbon frameworks via solid state NMR and quasielastic neutron scattering, X. Liu, E.H. Majzoub, V. Stavila, R. Bhakta, M.D. Allendorf, M. Conradi, N. Verdal, T. Udovic, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2013, 1, 9935-9941.

R.L. Davidovich, D.V. Marinin, V. Stavila, K.H. Whitmire,  Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 2013, 257, 3074–3088.  “Stereochemistry of fluoride and mixed-fluoride complexes of zirconium and hafnium.”

V. Stavila, D.B. Robinson, Hekmaty M.A, R. Nishimoto, D.L. Medlin, S. Zhu, T.M. Tritt, P.A. Sharma, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2013, 5, 6678–6686. “Wet-chemical synthesis and consolidation of stoichiometric bismuth telluride nanoparticles for improving the thermoelectric figure-of-merit.”

2012 & Prior

A. Vankatasubramanian, J.H. Lee, V. Stavila, A. Robinson, M.D. Allendorf, P.J. Hesketh,  Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 2012, 168, 256–262. “MOF@MEMS: Design Optimization for High Sensitivity Chemical Detection.”

A.L. Robinson, V. Stavila, T.R. Zeitler, M.I. White, S.M. Thornberg, J.A. Greathouse, M.D. Allendorf,  Analytical Chemistry, 2012, 84, 7043-7051. “Ultrasensitive humidity detection using Metal-Organic Framework-coated microsensors.”

“Analyses to Support Development of Risk-Informed Separation Distances for Hydrogen Codes and Standards.” by Jeffrey LaChance, William Houf, Bobby Middleton, and Larry Fluer. Sandia National Laboratories, March 2009. SAND2009-0874.

D. Banga, J.L. Lensch-Falk, D.L. Medlin, V. Stavila, N.Y.C. Yang, D.B. Robinson, P.A. Sharma,  Crystal Growth & Design, 2012, 12, 1347–1353. “Periodic Modulation of Sb Stoichiometry in Bi2Te3/Bi2-xSbxTe3 Multilayers Using Pulsed Electrodeposition.”

D.T. Shane, L.H. Rayhel, Z.G. Huang, J.C. Zhao, X. Tang, V. Stavila, M.S. Conradi,  Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2011, 115, 3172–3177. “Comprehensive NMR Study of Magnesium Borohydrdie.”

G. Cheng, P. Varanasi, R. Arora, C. Scullin, V. Stavila, B.A. Simmons, S. Singh, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2012, 116, 10049-10054. “Impact of ionic liquid pretreatment conditions on cellulose crystalline structure using 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium acetate.”

Hydrogen Storage Technology, Materials and Applications, Editor-in-Chief L.E. Klebanoff, (Taylor and Francis, Boca Raton) published December 12, 2012.

J.H. Her, H. Wu, N. Verdal, W. Zhou, V. Stavila, T.J. Udovic, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 2012, 514, 71–75. “Structures of strontium and darium dodecahydro-closo-dodecaborates.”

K.C. Kim, M.D. Allendorf, V. Stavila, D.S. Sholl, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2010, 12, 9918–9926. “Predicting Impurity Gases and Phases during Hydrogen Evolution from Complex Metal Hydrides Using Free Energy Minimization Enabled by First-Principles Calculations.”

M.D. Allendorf, A. Schwartzberg, V. Stavila, A.A. Talin,  Chemistry – A European Journal,  2011, 17, 11372–11288. “A roadmap to implementing Metal-Organic Frameworks in electronic devices: Challenges and critical directions.”

M.P. Klein, B.W. Jacobs, M.D. Ong, S.J. Fares, D.B. Robinson, V. Stavila, G.J. Wagner, I. Arslan,  Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2011, 133, 9144–9147. “Three-dimensional pore evolution of nanoporous metal particles for energy storage.”

Nanoporous Pd Alloys with Compositionally Tunable Hydrogen Storage Properties Prepared by Nanoparticle Consolidation, P.J. Cappillino, J.D. Sugar, M.A. Hekmaty, B.W. Jacobs, V. Stavila, P.G. Kotula, J.M. Chames, N.Y. Yang, D.B. Robinson, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2012, 22, 14013–14022.

New Insights into the Mechanism of Activation and Hydrogen Absorption of (2LiNH2-MgH2), W. Luo, V. Stavila, L.E. Klebanoff, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2012, 37, 6646–6652.

R. Newhouse, V. Stavila, S. Hwang, J. Zhang,  Journal of Physical Chemistry C,  2010, 114, 5224–5232. “Reversibility and Improved Hydrogen Release of Magnesium Borohydride.”

R.L. Davidovich, V. Stavila, K.H. Whitmire,  Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 2010, 250, 2782–2810. “Stereochemistry of Lead(II) Complexes Containing Sulfur and Selenium Donor Atom Ligands.”

Reversible hydrogen storage by NaAlH4 confined within a titanium-functionalized MOF-74(Mg) nanoreactors, V. Stavila, R.K. Bhakta, T.M. Alam, E.H. Majzoub, M.D. Allendorf, ACS Nano, 2012, 6, 9807-9817.

T. Mandal, G. Piburn, V. Stavila, I. Rusakova, T. Ould-Ely, A.C. Colson, K.H. Whitmire, Chemistry of Materials, 2011, 23, 4158–4169. “New Mixed Ligand Single-Source Precursors for PbS Nanoparticles and Their Solvothermal Decomposition to Anisotropic Nano- and Microstructures.”

Thermodynamics and kinetics of NaAlH4 nanocluster decomposition, R.K. Bhakta, S. Maharrey, V. Stavila, E.H. Majzoub, M.D. Allendorf, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2012, 14, 8160-8169.

V. Stavila, J. Volponi, A.M. Katzenmeyer, M.C. Dixon, M.D. Allendorf,  Chemical Science, 2012, 3, 1531–1540. “Kinetics and mechanism of Metal-Organic Frameworks thin film growth: Systematic investigation of HKUST-1 deposition on QCM electrodes.”

W. Luo, V. Stavila, L.E. Klebanoff,  International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2012, 37, 6646–6652. “New insights into the mechanism of activation and hydrogen absorption of (2LiNH2-MgH2) .”

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