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Xian xia YUAN


Potential step method was employed to study the hydrogen diffusion behavior in hydrogen storage alloy MlNi 3.75 Co 0.65 Mn 0.4 Al 0.2 with various depth of discharge(DOD) at ambient temperature and with 50%DOD at various temperatures. It was found that hydrogen diffusion cofficient in the hydrogen storage alloy increaes with the increase in DOD at ambient temperature. and for the alloy with 50%DOD,the hydrogen diffusion coefficient increases with the increase in temperature and the activation energy for hydrogen diffusion in the alloy is 19.87 kJ/mol.


Hydrogen storage alloy, Hydrogen diffusion coefficient, Potential step method

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