Journal of Low Temperature Physics

, Volume 142, Issue 1–2, pp 83–89 | Cite as

Hydrogen Adsorption Isotherms: Modelling of Experimental Data

  • Stefan Tibus
  • Jürgen Klier
  • Paul Leiderer

Adsorption isotherm measurements have shown deviations from classical theories in the past, leading to the inclusion of more complex effects into adsorption theory. We demonstrate here that in the case of hydrogen adsorption above the triple point measured by surface plasmon spectroscopy the main deviation is related to the measurement method itself. Modelling of the experimental data shows good agreement with the classical theoretical expectations, without the need of additional contributions.


adsorption isotherm hydrogen surface plasmon spectroscopy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of KonstanzKonstanzGermany

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