Synthesis of Transition Metal Doped Hollow Glass Microspheres for Hydrogen Storage Applications

Project Type: 
Core Project
Project Name: 
Synthesis of Transition Metal Doped Hollow Glass Microspheres for Hydrogen Storage Applications
Objective/Description: 
<p>&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li> To synthesize the transition metal doped sodium borosilicate glass by melting as well as sol-gel technique.</li> </ul> <ul> <li> &nbsp;To prepare the hollow glass microspheres (HGM) of prepared glass using spray drying technique.</li> </ul> <ul> <li> &nbsp;To demonstrate the feasibility of HGM as a Hydrogen storage and delivery medium</li> </ul> <ul> <li> &nbsp;Estimation of H<sub>2</sub> adsorption in HGM as function of transition metal doping.</li> </ul>
Sponsored by: 
DeitY
Project Cost: 
53 Lakhs
Project Location: 
Pune Laboratory
Project Status: 
Ongoing