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Ehsan Salehi

Ehsan Salehi

Academic rank: Professor
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4409-1242
Education: PhD.
ScopusId: 25643697300
Faculty: Engineering
Address: Arak University
Phone: 086-32625020

Research

Title
A review on recent advances in hollow spheres for hydrogen storage
Type
JournalPaper
Keywords
Hollow sphere materials Synthesis methods Hydrogen storage Adsorption
Year
2020
Journal International Journal of Hydrogen Energy
DOI
Researchers Majid Zarezadeh Mehrizi ، Jafar Abdi ، reza Kazemi ، Ehsan Salehi

Abstract

Recent advancements in synthesizing materials potential for hydrogen storage have greatly forced the hydrogen storage technology ahead in recent years. Hollow spheres, with unparalleled characteristics like low density and high specific surface area, have emerged as one of the most promising alternatives for hydrogen storage applications. In the present review, the main synthesis approaches of hollow spheres including spray drying, Kirkendall, template-free and, template-assisted methods are surveyed and concisely described. In addition, different types of hollow spheres such as hollow carbons, hollow glasses and other less-common types like Boron nitrides and metal hollow spheres have been tackled with special focus on adsorption/desorption capacities as well as the kinetic of hydrogen storage/release. In addition to the recent progresses, some perspective and outlook on the advancement of hollow spheres and challenges in terms of synthesis methods and hydrogen storage performance were presented.