Two Isostructural Explosive Cocrystals with Significantly Different Thermodynamic Stabilities

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  • Dr. Kira B. Landenberger,

    1. Department of Chemistry and the Macromolecular Engineering Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1055 (USA)
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  • Dr. Onas Bolton,

    1. Department of Chemistry and the Macromolecular Engineering Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1055 (USA)
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  • Prof. Adam J. Matzger

    Corresponding author
    1. Department of Chemistry and the Macromolecular Engineering Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1055 (USA)
    • Department of Chemistry and the Macromolecular Engineering Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1055 (USA)

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  • This work was supported by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (HDTRA1-09-1-0033). We acknowledge funding from NSF Grant CHE-0840456 for the Rigaku AFC10K Saturn 944+ CCD-based X-ray diffractometer.

Abstract

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Unüberbrückbare Differenzen: Das elektronenreiche Diacetondiperoxid wechselwirkt mit den elektronenarmen Ringen von Trichlor- und Tribromtrinitrobenzol unter Bildung energiereicher Cokristalle. Obwohl beide Cokristalle isostrukturell sind, ist erstgenannter sehr stabil, während letzterer eine seltene Metastabilität aufweist und zur Trennung in seine Komponenten neigt.

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