1. Dijana Đeorđić,
Republic of Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2. Dragoljub Mirjanić, Akademija nauka i umjetnosti Republike Srpske, Bana Lazarevića 1, Banja Luka, Republic of Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Hydrogen in metals attracts interest from scientists since many decades. Most of the interesting properties are related to the small size of hydrogen: its interstitial diffusion accompanied by quantum mechanical tunnel transport results in an extraordinary high mobility of hydrogen atoms in materials.
The objective of this chapter is to analyse interaction between hydrogen and metals. Different techniques that are able to give important information about lattice deffects that trap hydrogen were discussed. Most attention was given to the hydrogen desorption kinetics. Metal-hydrogen systems are very interesting because of their application in construction of energy storage devices.