Nanostructured materials and microstructure
ICMS: Sevilla Materials Science Institute
- Hydrogen storage for portable applications.
Light weight metal hydrides as hydrogen carriers:
(i) Reversible solid-gas reactions.
(ii) Borohydride solutions as Liquid Hydrogen Carriers.
Liquid organic hydrogen carriers: The formic acid cycle.
Heterogenous catalytic processes in the liquid and the gas phase
- Catalytic combustion of hydrogen for safety and portable heating.
Development of supported catalysts: Catalytic coatings, supported nano-particles, catalytic foams. Microstructural characterizacion.
Main skillness and technology
Reactors design and kinetic improvement for hydrogen release and hydrogen catalytic combustion.
Advanced TEM analysis.
Plasma assisted deposition techniques.