06589312 is referenced by 41 patents and cites 5 patents.

This invention uses nanoparticles to broaden the range of economic materials, improve performance across this broader range, and thereby lower costs of hydride and other storage systems. Nanoparticles can have dramatically different mechanical, chemical, electrical, thermodynamic, and/or other properties than their parent (precursor) materials. Because of this fundamental characteristic, nanophase materials can greatly improve the range of possibilities of materials selection, performance, cost, and practicality for hydride storage systems, advancing the early commerciality of such systems for hydrogen fuel cells or other applications. Among such hydrogen storage improvements are cheaper and better-performing metals, alloys, and/or compounds; lower weight; and reduced storage volumes.

Nanoparticles for hydrogen storage, transportation, and distribution
Application Number
Publication Number
6589312 (B1)
Application Date
March 13, 2000
Publication Date
July 8, 2003
Charles J Brumlik
46 First Ave., Little Falls
David G Snow
59 Lake Dr. East, Wayne
B22F 1/00
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