David Book


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Complex hydrides for hydrogen storage Magnesium-based alloys for hydrogen storage - powders, thin-films and rapidly quenched ribbons Characterisation of high-surface area porous materials (carbons, zeolites, MOFs and polymers) for gas storage and separation Dense metal membranes for hydrogen purification Hydrogen energy systems Hydrogen embrittlement Nanocarbon materials for energy storage Microstructural processing of materials using hydrogen Synthesis of permanent magnetic materials Head of the Hydrogen Materials Group (for more information on this group, please visit www.birmingham.ac.uk/hydrogen)


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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy


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