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Title:D2 and H2 interactions with chemically reactive metal hydrides
Author(s):Barot, Shriji B.
Advisor(s):Miley, George H.
Department / Program:Aerospace Engineering
Discipline:Aerospace Engineering
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
metal hydrides
gas loading
Abstract:In the last year and a half, the research group under Dr. George Miley has been conducting experiments on the pressurization of chemically reactive nanoparticle metal hydrides with hydrogen gas. A consistent behavior of a net anomalous heat release has been seen. With consultation from peers and comparison to similar experiments by a Japanese research group called Technova, there has been an effort to analyze these experiments with deuterium gas at higher temperatures. The calorimetry for higher temperature experiments proved to be a bit more complicated; therefore, a new reactor setup was designed to allow for calorimetry of the system. This paper will outline the results of the experiments thus far, and where they might lead.
Issue Date:2018-04-26
Rights Information:Copyright 2018 Shriji Barot
Date Available in IDEALS:2018-09-04
Date Deposited:2018-05

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