New type of catalyst could aid hydrogen fuel

Ferroelectric substances might offer the right combination of catch and release

Hydrogen reactions diagram

SPLIT UP  Hydrogen, a clean-burning fuel, can be extracted from water molecules by splitting oxygen atoms from the hydrogens. A new computer simulation suggests a strategy for catalyzing that reaction that has the potential to be more efficient than current methods. 

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