Preparation of Hexanitrostilbene.
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC
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There is disclosed a process for converting 2,2, 4,4, 6,6-hexanitrobibenzyl HNBB to 2,2, 4,4 6,6 hexanitrostilbene HNS in high yields by reaching HNBB with a halogenating agent in the presence of a base in an organic solvent or a liquid suspending agent. A preferred halogenating agent is bromine a preferred base is pyridine a preferred solvent is dimethylformamide and a preferred liquid suspending agent is toluene or chlorobenzene. Author
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