Accession Number : ADD008319

Title :   Preparation of Hexanitrostilbene.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Gilbert,Everett E

Report Date : 09 Sep 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : There is disclosed a process for converting 2,2', 4,4', 6,6'-hexanitrobibenzyl (HNBB) to 2,2', 4,4', 6,6', hexanitrostilbene (HNS) by reacting HNBB with a copper ammino compound in a solvent. The HNS product can be produced in yields of greater than 65%.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Explosives, *Biphenyl, *Ethylenes, *Nitro radicals, *Synthesis(Chemistry), Chemical reactions, Copper compounds, Ammino compounds, Nitrobenzenes, Organic solvents, Inventions

Subject Categories : Organic Chemistry
      Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE