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Title: Synthesis of trinitrophloroglucinol and triaminotrinitrobenzene (TATB)

Abstract

A method to convert surplus nitroarene explosives into trinitrophloroglucinol and triaminotrinitrobenzene (TATB) is described. Picric acid is directly aminated to diaminopicric acid, which is converted to trinitrophloroglucinol and triaminotrinitrobenzene.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [1];  [1];  [4]
  1. Livermore, CA
  2. Santa Fe, NM
  3. San Ramon, CA
  4. Pleasanton, CA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
908399
Patent Number(s):
7057073
Application Number:
10/912,723
Assignee:
Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C07 - ORGANIC CHEMISTRY C07C - ACYCLIC OR CARBOCYCLIC COMPOUNDS
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

Citation Formats

Mitchell, Alexander R, Coburn, Michael D, Lee, Gregory S, Schmidt, Robert D, Pagoria, Philip F, and Hsu, Peter C. Synthesis of trinitrophloroglucinol and triaminotrinitrobenzene (TATB). United States: N. p., 2006. Web.
Mitchell, Alexander R, Coburn, Michael D, Lee, Gregory S, Schmidt, Robert D, Pagoria, Philip F, & Hsu, Peter C. Synthesis of trinitrophloroglucinol and triaminotrinitrobenzene (TATB). United States.
Mitchell, Alexander R, Coburn, Michael D, Lee, Gregory S, Schmidt, Robert D, Pagoria, Philip F, and Hsu, Peter C. Tue . "Synthesis of trinitrophloroglucinol and triaminotrinitrobenzene (TATB)". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/908399.
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