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A high density and low sensitivity carrier explosive promising to replace TNT: 3-Bromo-5-fluoro-2,4,6-trinitroanisole

To address the issues of high saturated vapor pressure, high toxicity, and high viscosity of TNT, this article used a chemical method to synthesize a new carrier explosive BFTNAN. The prepared samples...

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Advancements in methodologies and techniques for the synthesis of energetic materials: A review

Recent years have witnessed significant advancements in methodologies and techniques for the synthesis of energetic materials, which are expected to shape future manufacturing and applications. Techniques...

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Technologies for room-temperature self-healing polymer materials and their applications in energetic materials

Energetic materials are the energy materials used by weaponry to accomplish launch, propulsion, and destruction. However, during manufacture, storage and use, they may be damaged and form microcracks...

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Research progress and prospect of explosive crystallization (2022-present)

To meet the requirements of explosives in military and civilian fields, researchers are committed to improving the comprehensive performance of explosives. The performance of explosive crystals can...

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Enhancing the mechanical properties of TATB-based PBXs through strong hydrogen bonding interactions

Interfacial strength is a key factor affecting the mechanical properties of materials. This study aims to enhance the mechanical properties of energetic polymer bonded explosives (PBXs) by modifying...

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Time for mixing: Mixed dicationic energetic salts based on methylene bridged 4-hydroxy-3,5-dinitropyrazole and tetrazole for tunable performance

Various types of materials have been explored in the pursuit of high energy density materials (HEDMs) that have balanced energy and stability. Among them, energetic salts show numerous advantages, such...

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Low-temperature rheological properties and viscosity equation of Al/HTPB suspension system

The rheological behavior of propellant slurries is crucial for ensuring the feasibility of the 3D printing process, controlling print quality, regulating performance, and simulating predictions. However,...

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Real-time X-ray diffraction measurement on laser shock-loaded hexanitrostilbene (HNS)

Understanding the lattice evolution of hexanitrostilbene (HNS) is crucial for ensuring its safety and reliability under shock loading. However, the lack of in situ, real-time diagnostics has limited...

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A new crystal form of Hx2TNBI·2H2O through solvent-induced crystallization

Polymorphism is universal in energetic materials (EMs), which is originated from the differences of molecular conformers and stacking mode. The polymorphic transition may lead to the change of crystal...

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Azo-linked four-heterocyclic energetic molecule and its complexes: Exploring the important influence of conjugated planar structure on their crystal arrangement and stability

Using two routes, this study designed and synthesized a novel azo-linked four-heterocyclic compound, 1,2-bis(5-(1H-tetrazol-5-yl)-4H-1,2,4-triazol-3-yl) diazene (3, H4BTTD), with high yields. It corroborated...

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3,7-Dinitroimidazo[1,2-b]pyridazine-6,8-diamine: A promising building block for advanced heat-resistant and low-sensitivity energetic materials

Constructing heat-resistant fused heterocyclic compounds is increasingly fascinating in the field of energetic materials due to their excellent energy, high thermal stability, and low sensitivity, as...

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Auto-ignition of ionic liquid fuels with hydrogen peroxide triggered by copper-containing liquid promoter

Research into next-generation propellants with green fuel–oxidizer pairs to replace the currently used highly toxic hydrazine–N2O4 system has attracted widespread attention. Ionic liquids (ILs) and...

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Ferrocene-fullerene dyad as a novel burn rate modifier for propellants

The burn rate of composite rocket propellants serves as a critical ballistic parameter in the construction of a rocket engine. Due to their large surface areas, carbon-based materials such as carbon...

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Stabilizer selection and formulation strategies for enhanced stability of single base nitrocellulose propellants: A review

Stabilizers play a crucial role in preventing undesirable decomposition and degradation reactions of propellants, thus ensuring their long-term performance and safe storage. This review highlights recent...

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N-Acetonitrile functionalized 3-nitrotriazole: Precursor to nitrogen rich stable and insensitive energetic materials

In the field of energetic materials, prime attention has been given to the synthesis of environmentally compatible energetic materials having an adequate balance between energy and stability. For this...

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CL-20 analogues: Structure - Thermal stability/decomposition mechanism relationships

The thermal decomposition of a number of analogues of hexanitrohexaazaisowurtzitan (CL-20), in where one or more N-nitro groups have been replaced by another explosophoric unit (diverse N-alkylnitramine...

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Dual control over the reignition and combustion performance of hydroxylammonium nitrate-based gel propellants

Hydroxylammonium nitrate (HAN; NH3OH + NO3−), a green and non-toxic monopropellant, finds wide application in liquid and controllable solid propulsion. Gel propulsion enjoys advantages such as a high...

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Bio-inspired design of PTFE/B energetic materials with high reactivity and flexibility

Although new-type energetic materials have been investigated extensively, there is a challenge on how to integrate energy density and mechanical properties of energetic materials simultaneously. Herein,...

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Structural evolvement of 1-methyl-3,4,5-trinitropyrazole at high pressure

Explosives, a type of energetic material (EM), face a high-pressure environment in the detonation process or under shock conditions. Determining their high-pressure behavior is critical to their explosion...

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Interactions between a neutral polymeric bonding agent and nitramine explosives and their influencing factors

Neutral polymer bonding agents (NPBAs) have proven highly effective in enhancing the interfacial bonding between the bonding matrix and nitramine explosives such as cyclic trimethylene trinitramine...

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Effects of the crystallinity of fluoropolymer binders components in polymer-bonded explosives on shock Hugoniots: A computational study

Fluoropolymers play a crucial role as binders in polymer-bonded explosive (PBX) formulations. However, there is a lack of clear understanding of the effects of increased fluoropolymer crystallinity...

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A density functional theory investigation of the substituent effect on acyclovir and guanine derivatives for applications on energetic materials

The main challenge in designing new energetic materials is to find a good balance between four seemingly incompatible requirements, namely, high-energy content, low sensitivity, low production costs...

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Packing coefficient determining the packing density difference of CHON-containing isomers

Packing density is a basic property of substances and acts as one of important decisive factors of service performances. This work focuses upon the determining factors of packing density at the premise...

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