Synthesis of Mercuric 5-Nitrotetrazole
NAVAL SURFACE WEAPONS CENTER WHITE OAK LAB SILVER SPRING MD
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Initial tests indicate Mercury 5-Nitrotetrazole is a promising replacement for lead azide in detonators. During the course of preparation of this material for testing, several improvements in the original synthesis were made. A reliable good yield procedure for mercury 5-nitrotetrazole is now available.
- Organic Chemistry
- Ammunition and Explosives