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Title: Equation of state and thermodynamic Gruneisen parameter of monoclinic 1,1-diamino-2,2-dinitroethylene

In situ synchrotron x-ray diffraction experiments were conducted on 1,1-diamino-2,2 dinitroethylene (FOX-7) at pressures up to 6.8 GPa and temperatures up to 485 K. Within th resolution of the present diffraction data, our results do not reveal evidence for a pressureinduce structural phase transition near 2 GPa, previously observed in several vibrationa spectroscopy experiments. Based on unit-cell volume measurements, the least-squares fi using the third-order Birch–Murnaghan equation of state (EOS) yields K 0 = 12.6 ± 1.4 GP and K 0 = 11.3 ± 2.1 for the α-phase of FOX-7, which are in good agreement with recentl reported values for the deuterated sample, indicating that the effect of hydrogen–deuteriu substitution on the compressibility of FOX-7 is negligibly small. A thermal EOS is als obtained for the α-phase of FOX-7, including pressure dependence of thermal expansivity (∂α/∂P) T = -7.0 ± 2.0 × 10 -5 K -1 GPa -1, and temperature derivative of the bulk modulus (∂K T/∂T) P = -1.1 × 10 -2 GPa K -1. From these EOS parameters, we calculate heat capacit at constant volume (C V) and thermodynamic Grüneisen parameter (γ TH) as a function o temperature. At ambient conditions, the calculated γTH is 1.055, which ismore » in good agreemen with the value (1.09) previously obtained from density functional theory (DFT). The obtaine C V, however, is 13% larger than that calculated from the first-principles calculations indicating that the dispersion correction in the DFT calculations may need to be furthe improved for describing intermolecular interactions of molecular crystals.« less
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  1. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
  2. Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV (United States)
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Journal ID: ISSN 0953-8984
Grant/Contract Number:
NA0001982; AC52-06NA25396
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of Physics. Condensed Matter
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 28; Journal Issue: 39; Journal ID: ISSN 0953-8984
IOP Publishing
Research Org:
Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV (United States); Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
Country of Publication:
United States
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; equation of state; phase transformation; FOX-7; high explosive; pressure
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Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1283414; OSTI ID: 1457297