Accession Number:

AD1065040

Title:

Energetic Derivatives of 5-(5-amino-2H-1,2,3-triazol-4-yl)-1H-tetrazole

Descriptive Note:

Journal Article - Open Access

Corporate Author:

LUDWIG-MAXIMILIANS UNIV MUNICH (GERMANY) MUNICH United States

Report Date:

2015-09-04

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

This study presents the preparation of the novel nitrogen-rich compound 5-5-amino-2H-1,2,3-triazol-4-yl-1H-tetrazole 5 from commercially available chemicals in a five step synthesis. The more energetic derivatives with azido 6 and nitro 7 groups, as well as a diazene bridge 8 were also successfully prepared. The energetic compounds were comprehensively characterized by various means, including vibrational IR, Raman and multinuclear 1H, 13C, 14N, 15N NMR spectroscopy, mass spectrometry and differential thermal analysis. The sensitivities towards important outer stimuli impact, friction, electrostatic discharge were determined according to BAM standards. The enthalpies of formation were calculated on the CBS-4M level of theory, revealing highly endothermic values, and were utilized to calculate the detonation parameters using EPXLO5 6.02.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE