Energetic Trinitro- and Fluorodinitroethyl Ethers of 1,2,4,5-Tetrazines

David E. Chavez, Damon A. Parrish, Lauren Mitchell

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Abstract

Several new energetic ethyl ethers of 1,2,4,5-tetrazine have been synthesized. These molecules display good thermal stability, good oxygen balance, and high densities. Included in these studies are a 2,2,2-trinitroethoxy 1,2,4,5-tetrazine and two fluorodinitroethoxy 1,2,4,5-tetrazines. One of these compounds was converted into the di-N-oxide derivative. The sensitivity of these materials towards destructive stimuli was determined, and overall the materials show promising energetic performance properties.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)8666-8669
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Volume55
Issue number30
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016

Keywords

  • energetic materials
  • fluorine
  • heterocycles
  • oxidation
  • structure determination

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