Structural Tailoring of Mg-Based Thin Films and Study of Their Hydrogen Storage Properties

  • Gongbiao XinEmail author
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Compared with powder materials, the structures, morphologies, and interfaces of thin films can be accurately tailored without introducing any impurities. It is well known that the properties of thin films are significantly influenced by their morphologies. One important way to improve the hydrogen storage properties of powder Mg is to synthesize and fabricate nanostructured Mg-based materials, including Mg nanowires, Mg nanoblades, and Mg nanopowders. Previous research has demonstrated that the hydrogen storage properties of Mg-based materials are greatly affected by special morphologies, due to the alterations of specific surface areas, grain sizes, and reactive sites.


Discharge Capacity Hydrogen Absorption Hydrogen Storage Hydrogen Storage Material Hydrogen Sorption 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Chemistry and Molecular EngineeringPeking UniversityBeijingChina

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