Manufacture of multinitrated caged molecules for explosives.

3,7,9-Trinitronoradamantane is prepd. from a starting raw material mixt. comprising 9,9-dimethoxybicyclo(3,3,1)nonan-3,7-dione, redistd. pyridine, MeOH, and hydroxylamine hydrochloride through step-process. The multinitrated caged compd. is highly strained and energetic.

Author: Walter W. Zajac
Format: Patent
Published: 1992
Patent Number: 5105031
Location of Patent Registration: U.S.
Application Date: 06/17/1991