Structural Chemistry of Energetic Compounds.
Annual progress rept. 1 Oct 84-1 Oct 85,
OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH ARLINGTON VA
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Structural characterization of 16 energetic materials and precursors was performed by x-ray diffraction. The trinitro and tetranitro tetraazabicyclo 3.3.0 octanes examined, compounds D and E, are significantly more dense than had been predicted. The crystal structure analysis showed that the increase in density is due to intramolecular crowding rather than extraordinary packing efficiencies which were at normal values of 0.73 and 0.75 respectively. Keywords Tetraazabicyclooctanes, Oxetane, Nitramines, Nitro-adamantane, Nitro radicals, Benzyl radicals, Tetrazoles, Cyclic compounds.
- Organic Chemistry
- Atomic and Molecular Physics and Spectroscopy