“Hydrogen Molecules Trapped in Interstitial Host Channels of -Hydroquinone”
J.-H. Yoon, Y.-J. Lee, J. Park, T. Kawamura, Y. Yamamoto, T. Komai, S. Takeya, S.S. Han, J.-W. Lee, Y. Lee
Vol.10, No.2, pp.352-355, 2009.01
Easy come, easy go: Hydroquinone forms a channel structure of cages with hydrogen-bonded hexagons. These may provide an ideal route for the fast inclusion and facile release of hydrogen molecules (see figure), which can lead to reversible hydrogen storage under mild conditions.