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Title: Method and apparatus for synthesizing HMX and N/sub 2/O/sub 5/. [Patent application; cyclotetramethylenetetraamine]

Abstract

A method and apparatus for electrochemically synthesizing N/sub 2/O/sub 5/ includes oxidizing a solution of N/sub 2/O/sub 4//HNO/sub 3/ at an anode, while maintaining a controlled potential between the N/sub 2/O/sub 4//HNO/sub 3/ solution and the anode. A potential of about 1.35 to 2.0V vs. SCE is preferred, while a potential of about 1.80V vs. SCE is most preferred. Thereafter, the N/sub 2/O/sub 5/ is reacted with either 1.5-diacetyl-3,7-dinitro-1,3,5,7-tetraazacyclooctane (DADN) or 1,3,5,7-tetraacetyl-1,3,5,7-tetraazacyclooctane (TAT) to form cyclotetramethylenetetraamine (HMX).

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6204945
Application Number:
ON: DE83013188
Assignee:
ERA-08-036647; EDB-83-112631
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; AMINES; SYNTHESIS; NITROGEN OXIDES; ELECTRIC POTENTIAL; ELECTROCHEMISTRY; NITRIC ACID; NITRO COMPOUNDS; OXIDATION; CHALCOGENIDES; CHEMICAL REACTIONS; CHEMISTRY; HYDROGEN COMPOUNDS; INORGANIC ACIDS; NITROGEN COMPOUNDS; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; ORGANIC NITROGEN COMPOUNDS; OXIDES; OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; 400201* - Chemical & Physicochemical Properties

Citation Formats

McGuire, R.R., Coon, C.L., Harrar, J.E., and Pearson, R.K. Method and apparatus for synthesizing HMX and N/sub 2/O/sub 5/. [Patent application; cyclotetramethylenetetraamine]. United States: N. p., 1982. Web.
McGuire, R.R., Coon, C.L., Harrar, J.E., & Pearson, R.K. Method and apparatus for synthesizing HMX and N/sub 2/O/sub 5/. [Patent application; cyclotetramethylenetetraamine]. United States.
McGuire, R.R., Coon, C.L., Harrar, J.E., and Pearson, R.K. Tue . "Method and apparatus for synthesizing HMX and N/sub 2/O/sub 5/. [Patent application; cyclotetramethylenetetraamine]". United States.
@article{osti_6204945,
title = {Method and apparatus for synthesizing HMX and N/sub 2/O/sub 5/. [Patent application; cyclotetramethylenetetraamine]},
author = {McGuire, R.R. and Coon, C.L. and Harrar, J.E. and Pearson, R.K.},
abstractNote = {A method and apparatus for electrochemically synthesizing N/sub 2/O/sub 5/ includes oxidizing a solution of N/sub 2/O/sub 4//HNO/sub 3/ at an anode, while maintaining a controlled potential between the N/sub 2/O/sub 4//HNO/sub 3/ solution and the anode. A potential of about 1.35 to 2.0V vs. SCE is preferred, while a potential of about 1.80V vs. SCE is most preferred. Thereafter, the N/sub 2/O/sub 5/ is reacted with either 1.5-diacetyl-3,7-dinitro-1,3,5,7-tetraazacyclooctane (DADN) or 1,3,5,7-tetraacetyl-1,3,5,7-tetraazacyclooctane (TAT) to form cyclotetramethylenetetraamine (HMX).},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1982},
month = {7}
}