The synthesis of intermetallic material was carried out by means of dehydrogenating annealing of a (TiH 2) 30 Zr 45 Ni 25 sample in vacuum by an electron beam. The properties of the obtained material were studied for establishing the structural phase composition by scanning electron microscopy and X-ray structural analysis. It was found that prolonged exposure of an electron beam to a sample containing titanium hydride leads to a number of structural transformations in the material, accompanied by a redistribution of hydrogen from titanium to zirconium and culminating in the synthesis of a ternary alloy with characteristic growth structures. The processes of hydrogen sorption-desorption by a synthesized sample were studied, the temperature ranges of these processes and the absorption capacity of the obtained material were established. It was shown that the structure of the sample formed upon heating by an electron beam promotes the absorption of hydrogen at room temperature up to 1.41 wt.%.

About Klee Irwin

Klee Irwin is an author, researcher and entrepreneur who now dedicates the majority of his time to Quantum Gravity Research (QGR), a non-profit research institute that he founded in 2009. The mission of the organization is to discover the geometric first-principles unification of space, time, matter, energy, information, and consciousness.


As the Director of QGR, Klee manages a dedicated team of mathematicians and physicists in developing emergence theory to replace the current disparate and conflicting physics theories. Since 2009, the team has published numerous papers and journal articles analyzing the fundamentals of physics.

Klee is also the founder and owner of Irwin Naturals, an award-winning global natural supplement company providing alternative health and healing products sold in thousands of retailers across the globe including Whole Foods, Vitamin Shoppe, Costco, RiteAid, WalMart, CVS, GNC and many others. Irwin Naturals is a long time supporter of Vitamin Angels, which aims to provide lifesaving vitamins to mothers and children at risk of malnutrition thereby reducing preventable illness, blindness, and death and creating healthier communities.

Outside of his work in physics, Klee is active in supporting students, scientists, educators, and founders in their aim toward discovering solutions to activate positive change in the world.  He has supported and invested in a wide range of people, causes and companies including, Upworthy, Donors Choose, Moon Express, Mayasil, the X PRIZE Foundation, and Singularity University where he is an Associate Founder.

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