Coordination explosives

Coordination explosives
Janusz BEŁZOWSKI, Andrzej WOJEWÓDKA ? Faculty of Chemistry, Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Marcin ROMANOWSKI ? Institute of Heavy Organic Synthesis ?Blachownia?, Kędzierzyn-Koźle

Please cited as: CHEMIK 2010, 64, 1, 21-24

The history and evolution of explosives reach about two millennia backwards. Starting form the black powder, thought nitro-compounds and nitro-esthers, current directions of researches concern coordination transition metal compounds, called compounded salt. This researches leads to a number of new chemical structures which posses explosive parameters, just like blasting or primary explosives and propellants.

Keywords: explosives, transition metal complexes, laser ignition primary explosives, OPCs

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