Two-Dimensional MXene as a Promising Material for Hydrogen Storage


Two-Dimensional MXene as a Promising Material for Hydrogen Storage

Jin-Chung Sin, Jian-Ai Quek, Pei-Sian Ng, Sze-Mun Lam

Hydrogen is generally the cleanest, a sustainable and renewable energy source with a considerably reduced impact on the environment. The adoption of H2 energy has been expected to replace the depleting carbon-based fuels gradually. An appropriate hydrogen storage system which capability of charging and discharging large amounts of hydrogen with fast enough kinetics is required to meet the broad on-board applications. Transition metal carbides and nitrides (MXenes) are a new family of two-dimensional inorganic hybrid material with ultra-large interlayer spacing, excellent biocompatibility, environmental benignity, surface hydrophilic property, and good electric conductivity. Their prominent features of MXenes are attractive and ideal for hydrogen storage. This chapter provides a review dealing with the preparation and use of MXenes used in hydrogen storage as well as to reveal computational and theoretical studies on hydrogen storage.

MXene, Hydrogen Storage, Computational, Theoretical, Two-Dimensional

Published online 5/30/2019, 13 pages

Citation: Jin-Chung Sin, Jian-Ai Quek, Pei-Sian Ng, Sze-Mun Lam, Two-Dimensional MXene as a Promising Material for Hydrogen Storage, Materials Research Foundations, Vol. 51, pp 61-73, 2019


Part of the book on MXenes: Fundamentals and Applications

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