New catalytic converter accelerates the release of H2 from ammonia

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Prof. Malte Behrens and sub-project leader Dr Shilong Chen from the Institute of Inorganic Chemistry at Kiel University have developed a new catalyst for the recovery of hydrogen. They are part of a larger network that aims to contribute to the implementation of the National Hydrogen Strategy

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The image taken with a scanning transmission electron microscope shows the sponge-like surface of the catalyst at the nano level. The catalyst was loaded with a large number of bi-metallic iron/cobalt particles, which makes it particularly active