Accession Number : ADD002833

Title :   Preparation of a Ferrocenyl Compound.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Norris,William P

Report Date : 18 May 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 2

Abstract : 4,4-Diferrocenylpentanol is prepared by reacting 3-acetyl-1-propanol with ferrocene in a methylene chloride solvent and in the presence of catalytic amounts of trifluoroacetic acid. The compound is useful as a burning rate modifier for rocket propellants.

Descriptors :   *Synthesis(Chemistry), *Solid rocket propellants, *Patents, Burning rate, Ferrocenes

Subject Categories : Organic Chemistry
      Combustion and Ignition
      Solid Rocket Propellants

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE