Stability and chaotic dynamic analysis of Li-doped fullerene-IRMOF composite materials for hydrogen storage

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11352-11369
Number of pages18
Journal / PublicationInternational Journal of Hydrogen Energy
Issue number30
Online published27 Jan 2023
Publication statusPublished - 8 Apr 2023
Externally publishedYes


Isoreticular metal organic framework (IRMOF) material is a type of ideal hydrogen storage material for its porosity and large surface area. Lithium doping and fullerene impregnation can enhance the hydrogen storage capacity of IRMOF efficiently. In this paper, the nonlinear dynamic characteristics of Li-doped fullerene-IRMOF composite material are qualitatively discussed in theory, which determine its thermal stability. A type of Li-doped fullerene-IRMOF composite material is proposed for hydrogen storage, and a new constitutive model is proposed to describe the hysteretic property of IRMOF. The system's nonlinear dynamic model is developed, and the fast-slow dynamic analysis method is introduced to interpret not only the system's jumping phenomena between the multi-pulse homoclinic and heteroclinic orbits but also its chaotic dynamics. The nonlinear dynamic responses of the system under deterministic and stochastic excitation are obtained respectively, and symmetrical and asymmetric orbital fusion phenomena have been discovered. The results of theoretical analysis and numerical simulation both show that the system has novel nonlinear dynamic characteristics such as double periodic motion, multi-pulse jumping orbits, and chaos; multi-pulse jumping phenomena are caused by the stiffness difference between fullerene and IRMOF, which form a fast-slow system; symmetrical fusion and asymmetrical fusion of system's orbits occur under different parameters. Safe, efficient and rapid hydrogen storage and release can be achieved through controlling the system's parameters to adjust the dynamic behavior of the system, which will be a development direction in the application of hydrogen energy. © 2023 Hydrogen Energy Publications LLC.

Research Area(s)

  • Chaos, Fullerene, Isoreticular metal organic frameworks (IRMOF), Stability