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Solar Energy pp 371-393 | Cite as

New AB5 Hydrides and their Application in Chemical Heat Pump Systems

  • Dieter M. Gruen
  • Marshall H. Mendelsohn
  • Irving Sheft
  • Austin E. Dwight
Part of the Contemporary Issues in Science and Society book series (CISS)

Abstract

The discovery of the ability of AB5 compounds (A = rare earth, B = transition metal) to form hydrides with quite unique properties has stimulated research and development in several areas (1–4). Although measurements of the physico-chemical properties of a number of AB5 hydrides have been made, a detailed understanding of the factors that determine the hydrogen dissociation pressures of this class of materials is just now beginning to emerge.

Keywords

Heat Pump Metal Hydride Dissociation Pressure Alloy Hydride Neutron Diffraction Investigation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dieter M. Gruen
    • 1
  • Marshall H. Mendelsohn
    • 1
  • Irving Sheft
    • 1
  • Austin E. Dwight
    • 2
  1. 1.Chemistry DivisionArgonne National LaboratoryArgonneUSA
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsNorthern Illinois Univ.DeKalbUSA

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