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Experimental study on hypergolic ignition and non-ignition for dicyanamide-based ionic liquids at low impact velocity conditions

Ionic liquids have a wide engineering application foresight due to their easy and safe storage and handling while are limited by the unclear mechanism of hypergolic ignition. In this study, three dicyanamide-based...

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A review of quantum chemical methods for treating energetic molecules

As a necessary tool for understanding, prediction, and design (especially on a microscopic scale), Quantum chemical (QC) methods have a profound impact on the field of energetic materials (EMs). This...

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High-pressure structural stability and melting performance of α-2,4-dinitroanisole

Energetic materials have to face variable environments throughout their life cycle. Therefore, revealing the evolvement of energetic materials under complex conditions is of great importance for their...

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Multi-parallel microfluidic recrystallization and characterization of explosives

A multi-parallel recrystallization system based on microfluidic technology was established for rapid recrystallization-condition screening and small-batch preparation of high-quality explosives. The...

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N-amination of nitrogen-rich scaffolds: From single N–N bond formation to diverse energetic functionalization strategies

The bond-formation strategy associated with carbon and nitrogen atoms is one of the most vital fundamental techniques in the construction of organic molecules. In comparison to well-established methodologies...

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Spray characteristics of Al-nanoparticle-containing nanofluid fuel in a Y-jet injector

In the aerospace field, energetic nanoparticles (NPs) are added to fuels to increase fuel density and energy. However, the non-Newtonian feature of NPs containing suspension restricts their application....

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Tetrazolo[1,5-b]pyridazine as a versatile scaffold for construction of multipurpose energetic materials

In this work, a fused-ring tetrazolo[1,5-b]pyridazine framework with catenated nitrogen chain was applied to develop new energetic materials with task-specific applications for different purposes. Their...

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Successful development of HAN based green propellant

Research and development of Hydroxyl Ammonium Nitrate based liquid propellant; SHP-163 is reviewed. Starting from the composition selection of the propellant to the development of 1 ​N thruster of Green...

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Advancements in mechanical Raman spectroscopy for applications in energetic materials

This paper aims to provide a detailed review of the fundamentals and applications of mechanical Raman spectroscopy in the field of energetic materials. Firstly, the principle behind mechanical Raman...

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Assessment of the thermal stability, catalytic behavior, and laser ignitability of energetic coordination polymer [Cu(HBTT)(H2O)]n

Solvent molecules, especially coordinated solvent molecules, vastly affect the energetic properties of energetic coordination polymers (ECPs). Therefore, an effective strategy to maintain energetic...

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Bioinspired energetic composites with enhanced interfacial, thermal and mechanical performance by “grafting to” way

The mechanical strength was influenced by the quality of the crystal and interfacial interaction between energetic particles and polymeric binders. In this work, rod-like and hairy-spherical 2,6-diamino-3,5-dinitropyrazine-1-oxide...

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Review on the laser-induced performance of photothermal materials for ignition application

Laser ignition has been widely studied, and is regarded as a potential initiation technique in pyrotechnics owing to its simple ignition sequence, good safety, high ignition consistency, and strong...

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Shape of flyers driven by metal-electric explosion: experimental method (Part I)

To study the internal mechanism of the metal-electric explosion process, it is necessary to obtain internal information regarding the flow field by performing transmission imaging of the electric explosion...

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Nanosized niobium (V) and tantalum (V) oxide ceramics as competitive oxidizers within aluminium-based nanothermites

Among the energetic mixtures, one category are thermites. Thermites are highly reactive composites described as consisting of a fuel (metal) and an oxidizer (metal oxide) at micron scale. The use of...

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Ignition characteristics of nitromethane-doped ethanol in a heated shock tube

Ignition delay times of nitromethane-doped ethanol dual fuels are measured under the micro-combustion engine conditions (8 ​× ​105 ​Pa and 904–1477 ​K). The promotion effect of nitromethane on ethanol...

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Comparative study on 1,2,3-triazole based azo- and triazene-bridged high-nitrogen energetic materials

Two different 1,2,3-triazole based energetic compounds, featuring with azo (-NN-) and triazene (-NN–NH-) bridge were investigated. All newly synthesized compounds were fully characterized by multinuclear...

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Review of the phonon calculations for energetic crystals and their applications

The phonon is one of the most important elementary excitation in solid system, as a gene related to the thermal properties and chemical stability of energetic materials. This paper reviews the molecular...

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Effects of 2CL-20/HMX cocrystals on the thermal decomposition behavior and combustion properties of polyether solid propellants

Herein, the effects of cocrystals of two nitroamine explosives, namely hexanitrohexaazaisowurtzitane (CL-20) and 1,3,5,7-tetranitro-1,3,5,7-tetrazoctane (HMX), which are denoted as CHC, on the combustion...

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