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Hydrogen peroxide – A promising oxidizer for rocket propulsion and its application in solid rocket propellants

This paper discusses the potential use of hydrogen peroxide as oxidizer for solid rocket propulsion. While hydrogen peroxide is a liquid in normal conditions, it may be used in solid rocket motor grains....

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Hybrid rocket propulsion technology for space transportation revisited - propellant solutions and challenges

This paper presents the status of developments worldwide regarding use of hybrid rocket motors for space transportation. Historical roots are presented and reasons for revisiting hybrid technology after...

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Synthesis of explosive peroxides using unrecognised explosive precursors - percarbonates and perborates

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Review on the regression rate-improvement techniques and mechanical performance of hybrid rocket fuels

Human spaceflight, space tourism, and the launch of microsatellites are all expected to grow in the future. In fact, with the recent increase of the satellite market, almost 1000 smallsats per year...

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Survey of burning rate measurements in small solid rocket motors

Burning rate plays a crucial role in determining the performance of solid rocket motors (SRMs). In the traditional approach for solid propellant propulsion, technical activities regarding burning rates...

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3D printed different polymer fuel grains for hybrid rocket engine

The advent of various additive manufacturing technologies, such as 3D printing, has changed the structural design and preparation process of rocket fuels. In order to investigate the combustion properties...

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A short review of challenges and prospects of boron-laden solid fuels for ramjet applications

This short review article explores the advancement, challenges, and prospects of boron-laden solid fuel for ramjet. The energetic aspect of boron combustion is well known, but the complications associated...

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Recent application of porous materials in explosives: A mini-review

Nowadays, porous structures have exhibited many novel characteristics in the microstructure design of energetic materials, which possesses a unique impact on the macroscopic properties of energetic...

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Recent synthetic efforts towards high energy density materials: How to design high-performance energetic structures?

Energetic material is a very essential company of compounds, widely used in various fields, primarily in the military industry and space technologies. These compounds are unique in that they are capable...

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A review on solid propellant micro-thruster array based on MEMS technology

With the development of micro-spacecraft technology, micro-nano satellites have the advantages of small size, low power consumption, short development cycle, formation networking, etc., and can complete...

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A mathematical model for estimating the Gurney velocity of chemical high explosives

The Gurney velocity is an important performance parameter that characterizes the metal pushing capability of conventional chemical explosives. Herein, this study proposes a mathematical model that aims...

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Experimental investigation of the axial oxidizer injectors geometry on a 1-kN paraffin-fueled hybrid rocket motor

The showerhead is the most common type of injector used in hybrid rocket motors due to its design and manufacture simplicity. The main drawback of the showerheads (SH) is the relatively low performance...

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Development of high burn rate propellant and testing in miniature rocket motor for control applications

For aerospace vehicles, notably missiles or satellites for attitude and divert control, impulsive thrusters are most desirable if they are quantized as exact instantaneous pulses available over and...

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Research progress on design, synthesis and performance of energetic polynitro hexaazaisowurtzitane derivatives: Towards improved CL-20 analogues

In order to discover of high-energy materials with characteristics that surpass modern benchmarks, it is necessary to study the widest range of potential structures. The design of energetic compounds...

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Combustion features of dispersed aluminum and boron in high-energy composition

Combustion of dispersed metals in an oxidizing environment is of practical interest, which is related to the prediction of characteristics of high-energy compositions (HECs) containing metal powders,...

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Combustion of iron particles in solid propellants at elevated pressure

Metal fuels, such as aluminum (Al) and iron (Fe), can be added to composite solid propellants to improve their performance, such as specific impulse, density, and burning rate. In comparison to aluminum,...

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Boron-loaded gel fuel as potential fuel for ramjet and scramjet engines- recent advancements

Boron, a high-energy metalloid has been recognized as a potential secondary energy source for liquid hydrocarbon fuel to power volume-limited propulsion devices such as ramjet and scramjet. The higher...

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Thermal decomposition kinetics and combustion performance of paraffin-based fuel in the presence of CeO2 catalyst

In recent years, significant developments have been made in solid-fuel combustion. Paraffin-based fuels could be a potential solid fuel for hybrid and ramjet applications due to their high regression...

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Novel approach for preparation of the energy-safety balanced cocrystals of attractive nitramines via coagglomeration

Co-agglomeration unique crystal engineering approach; in which the co-precipitated micro-particles of nitramines with other energetic materials co-agglomerated by the slurry method; to modify the energetic...

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Research progress of nitrate ester binders

Nitrate ester binders are a unique class of energetic binders containing nitrate ester (-ONO2) pendant groups attached to the polymeric backbones, which have been extensively employed in solid propellant...

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Continuous flow resonance acoustic mixing technology: a novel and efficient strategy for preparation of nano energetic materials

Recently, microfluidic technology has been widely applied to the preparation of nano-energetic materials. The mixing efficiency of fluid is one of the significant factors which could affect the particle...

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Rheological and printability evaluation of melt-cast explosives for fused deposition modeling (FDM) 3D printing

The rheology of melt-cast explosives is vital for the fused deposition modeling (FDM) manufacturing process. To address this problem, the rheological behavior of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene/1,3,5,7-tetranitro-1,3,5,7-tetraazacyclooctane...

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Recent advances in the synthesis and performance of 1,2,4,5-tetrazine-based energetic materials

In recent years, the development of novel advanced energetic materials has significantly shifted toward nitrogen heterocyclic derivatives, which demonstrate a great potential for multipurpose application...

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Demonstration of dual-thrust capability in hybrid rockets using multi-layered tubular fuel grains

•Novel Multi-Layered Tubular (MLT) fuel grains were designed for Dual-thrust profiles in hybrid rockets.•Fuels with distinct regression rates are arranged as layers to produce a boost-sustain phase...

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