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hydride

any compound of hydrogen with another element, including ionic compounds such as sodium hydride (NaH), covalent compounds such as borane (B2H6), and the transition metal hydrides formed when certain metals, such as palladium, absorb hydrogen

hydride

[′hī‚drīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
A compound containing hydrogen and another element; examples are H2S, which is a hydride although it may be properly called hydrogen sulfide, and lithium hydride, LiH.
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Heat it up and hydrogen comes out, cool it down and the hydrogen goes back into the metal hydride," said Kim.
Guy notes that a single Juice rechargeable alkaline battery can be recharged up to 100 times and that the nickel metal hydride batteries can be recharged as many as 1,000 times.
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To make a silent artificial muscle, Kim and his colleague Alexandra Vanderhoff first compressed a copper and nickel-based metal hydride powder into peanut-sized pellets.
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We also completed the sale of our metal hydride manufacturing business during the second quarter, which was an important step in restructuring our operations to achieve our goal of sustained profitability.
This will lead to building and testing a full-size metal hydride storage tank using sodium alanate or a higher performance material in the near future.
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The system uses a fine powder called metal hydride to absorb hydrogen gas.
Palcan noted that the UPS, which incorporates its rare earth metal hydride (REMH) canister-refueling system directly within the rack-mounted unit, is an air-cooled module producing 300 watts of constant electrical output of either 115 volts AC or 28 volts DC with an extended runtime of five hours at full power.
When the hydrogen gas comes into contact with the surface of the metal hydride alloy, if separates into atomic hydrogen (H, not [H.
Combined with an even smaller-size canister of metal hydride as its feeder fuel, it produces 12 watts of power at 12 volts, a popular voltage used by many products running off DC current.