Contact: Ioana Patringenaru
University of California - San Diego
Caption: The researchers have created for the first time compounds made from mixtures of calcium hexaboride, strontium and barium hexaboride. The resulting ceramics are essentially crystalline structures in a cage of boron. To store hydrogen, the researchers would swap the calcium, strontium and boron with hydrogen atoms within the cage.
Credit: Olivia Graeve/Jacobs School of Engineering at UC San Diego
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