Accession Number : AD0786953

Title :   Metastable Polymorphs of gamma-TNT,

Corporate Author : DEFENCE STANDARDS LABS MARIBYRNONG (AUSTRALIA)

Personal Author(s) : Chick,M. C.

Report Date : 29 NOV 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : Some properties of a new metastable polymorph of gamma-TNT are reported and its stability relationship with previously reported forms is discussed. It is concluded that gamma-TNT is a monotropic system at ambient pressure. (Author)

Descriptors :   *TNT, *Polymorphism, Stability, Temperature, Melting, Solid phases, Phase studies, Australia

Subject Categories : Physical Chemistry
      Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE