Sensitivities of Some Imidazole-1-sulfonyl Azide Salts
Niko Fischer, Ethan D Goddard-Borger, Robert Greiner, Thomas M Klapoetke, Brian W Skelton, Joerg Stierstorfer
Journal of Organic Chemistry | AMER CHEMICAL SOC | Published : 2012
Awarded by Office of Naval Research (ONR)
Financial support of this work by the Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich (LMU), the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL), the Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC), the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP), and the Office of Naval Research (ONR Global, title: "Synthesis and Characterization of New High Energy Dense Oxidizers (HEDO) - NICOP Effort") under contract nos. W911NF-09-2-0018 (ARL), W911NF-09-1-0120 (ARDEC), W011NF-09-1-0056 (ARDEC), and 10 WPSEED01-002/WP-1765 (SERDP) is gratefully acknowledged. We acknowledge collaborations with Dr. Mila Krupka (OZM Research, Czech Republic) in the development of new testing and evaluation methods for energetic materials and with Dr. Muhamed Sucesca (Brodarski Institute, Croatia) in the development of new computational codes to predict the detonation and propulsion parameters of novel explosives. We are indebted to and thank Drs. Betsy M. Rice and Brad Forch (ARL, Aberdeen, Proving Ground, MD) and Mr. Gary Chen (ARDEC, Picatinny Arsenal, NJ) for many helpful and inspired discussions and support of our work. Mr. Stefan Huber is thanked for performing the sensitivity tests.