Accession Number:

ADA422681

Title:

High Energy Density Materials

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ENGINEERING RESEARCH AND CONSULTING INCHUNTSVILLE AL

Report Date:

2004-03-23

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

During the past two decades, polynitrogen compounds have received increasing attention as promising candidates for High Energy Density Materials HEDM.1-17 While most of the efforts were devoted to theoretical studies, the long-known existence of the stable azide anion N3-18 and the recent syntheses of stable salts of the pentanitrogen cation N51-3 have demonstrated the feasibility of experimentally pursuing such materials. The only known direct method for preparing N5 compounds is their synthesis from an N2F salt with HN3 in HF solution according to Equation 1. 1, 2

Subject Categories:

  • Physical Chemistry

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE