Pressure-cooking of explosives-the crystal structure of epsilon-RDX as determined by X-ray and neutron diffraction

David I. A. Millar, Iain D. H. Oswald, Christopher Barry, Duncan J. Francis, William G. Marshall, Colin R. Pulham, Adam S. Cumming

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Abstract

The high-pressure, high-temperature epsilon-form of the widely used explosive RDX has been structurally characterised using a combination of diffraction techniques, and a sample of this form has been successfully recovered to ambient pressure.

LanguageEnglish
Pages5662-5664
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications (London)
Volume46
Issue number31
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2010

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Neutron diffraction
Crystal structure
X ray diffraction
Diffraction
Temperature
cyclonite

Keywords

  • energatic materials
  • neutron diffraction
  • crystal structure

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Millar, David I. A. ; Oswald, Iain D. H. ; Barry, Christopher ; Francis, Duncan J. ; Marshall, William G. ; Pulham, Colin R. ; Cumming, Adam S. / Pressure-cooking of explosives-the crystal structure of epsilon-RDX as determined by X-ray and neutron diffraction. In: Chemical Communications (London). 2010 ; Vol. 46, No. 31. pp. 5662-5664.
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