Hydrogen storage

Reactions with a reverse gear

The catalytically active form of an iridium complex changes reversibly in the presence or absence of hydrogen. Such catalysts may be essential for the adoption of organic hydrogen-storage materials as an alternative to petroleum-derived fuels.

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Figure 1: Reversible dehydrogenation–rehydrogenation.

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Jessop, P. Reactions with a reverse gear. Nature Chem 1, 350–351 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1038/nchem.313

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