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  • Aluminum and aluminum alloys as sources of hydrogen for fuel cell applications 

    Soler Turu, Lluis; Macanás de Benito, Jorge; Muñoz Tapia, Maria; Casado Giménez, Juan (2007-06-10)
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    Production of hydrogen using aluminum and aluminum alloys with aqueous alkaline solutions is studied. This process is based on aluminum corrosion, consuming only water and aluminum which are cheaper raw materials than other ...
  • Electrocatalytic production of hydrogen boosted by organic pollutants and visible light 

    Soler Turu, Lluis; Macanás de Benito, Jorge; Muñoz Tapia, Maria; Casado Giménez, Juan (2006-01)
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    A new method to produce high-purity hydrogen using photoelectrocatalytic reactions is studied. This integrated process uses solar energy and the Gibbs free energy of oxidation of organic wastes to help reducing the energy ...
  • Hydrogen generation by aluminum corrosion in aqueous alkaline solutions of inorganic promoters: the Alhidrox process 

    Macanás de Benito, Jorge; Soler Turu, Lluis; Candela Soto, Angélica Maria; Muñoz Tapia, Maria; Casado Giménez, Juan (2011-05)
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    The research of alternative processes to obtain clean fuels has become a main issue because of the concerns related to the current energy system, both from economical and environmental points of view. Hydrogen storage and ...
  • Hydrogen generation by aluminum corrosion in seawater promoted by suspensions of aluminum hydroxide 

    Soler Turu, Lluis; Candela Soto, Angélica Maria; Macanás de Benito, Jorge; Muñoz Tapia, Maria; Casado Giménez, Juan (2009-10)
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    Nowadays, new processes of H2 generation from water via Al corrosion are mainly limited by Al passivation. Here we report on the systematic assessment of H2 production by corrosion of Al in seawater suspensions prepared ...
  • Hydrogen generation from water and aluminum promoted by sodium stannate 

    Soler Turu, Lluis; Candela Soto, Angélica Maria; Macanás de Benito, Jorge; Muñoz Tapia, Maria; Casado Giménez, Juan (2010-02)
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    A new process to obtain H2 from H2O using Al corrosion in Na2SnO3 solutions is described. Results showed an enhancement of H2 production rates using Na2SnO3 instead of NaOH at the same pH. A side reaction of Al in Na2SnO3 ...
  • In situ generation of hydrogen from water by aluminum corrosion in solutions of sodium aluminate 

    Soler Turu, Lluis; Candela Soto, Angélica Maria; Macanás de Benito, Jorge; Muñoz Tapia, Maria; Casado Giménez, Juan (2009-07-01)
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    A new process to obtain hydrogen from water using aluminum in sodium aluminate solutions is described and compared with results obtained in aqueous sodium hydroxide. This process consumes only water and aluminum, which are ...
  • Synergistic hydrogen generation from aluminum, aluminum alloys and sodium borohydride in aqueous solutions 

    Soler Turu, Lluis; Macanás de Benito, Jorge; Muñoz Tapia, Maria; Casado Giménez, Juan (2007-12)
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    A new method to produce high purity hydrogen using reactions of aluminum and sodium borohydride with aqueous alkaline solutions is described. This process mainly consumes water and aluminum (or its alloys) which are cheaper ...