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Superior (de)hydrogenation properties of Mg-Ti-Pd trilayer films at room temperature.
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PMID:  22508191     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
In this paper, a series of Mg-Ti-Pd trilayer films with various thicknesses of the Ti interlayer were prepared by magnetron sputtering. The trilayer films could be reversibly (de)hydrogenated at room temperature. The relationship between structure and properties of Mg-Ti-Pd trilayer films was comprehensively investigated. Our studies showed that the hydrogen storage properties of Mg-Pd films were significantly improved with the addition of a Ti interlayer. The optimal hydrogenation properties were obtained when the Ti interlayer was 1 nm. The superior hydrogenation properties achieved by introduction of the Ti interlayer could be attributed to several aspects: prevention of Mg-Pd alloying; catalytic dissociation of H(2) molecules and provision of heterogeneous nucleation sites. These results were elucidative for the development of high performance intermetallic hydrogen storage materials and thin film based functional devices.
Gongbiao Xin; Junzhi Yang; Chongyun Wang; Jie Zheng; Xingguo Li
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-4-17
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Title:  Dalton transactions (Cambridge, England : 2003)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1477-9234     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
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Created Date:  2012-4-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101176026     Medline TA:  Dalton Trans     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Beijing National Laboratory for Molecular Sciences (BNLMS), (The State Key Laboratory of Rare Earth Materials Chemistry and Applications), College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, Peking University, Beijing, 100871, China.
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