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RAP opportunity at National Institute of Standards and Technology     NIST

Hydrogen Storage Materials

Location

NIST Center for Neutron Research

opportunity location
50.61.01.B6532 Gaithersburg, MD

NIST only participates in the February and August reviews.

Advisers

name email phone
Hui Wu huiwu@nist.gov 301-975-2387
Taner Yildirim taner@nist.gov 301.975.6228

Description

We use neutron elastic, inelastic, and quasi-elastic scattering techniques to study hydrogen locations and dynamics in materials necessary for advancing the Hydrogen Economy. Detailed information on hydrogen locations and binding potentials in a lattice is extracted as a function of the hydrogen concentration. This information provides insight into the chemistry and physics of hydrogen adsorption/absorption, which is then used to identify the most promising avenues for the synthesis of new materials that push the boundaries of hydrogen gravimetric and volumetric capacities.

 

key words
Hydrogen storage; Inelastic scattering; Intermolecular interactions; Metal-organic framework; Nanotubes; Neutron scattering;

Eligibility

Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral applicants

Stipend

Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$82,764.00 $3,000.00
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