Accession Number : ADD009419

Title :   Prevention of Ammonia Formation in Rocket Motors and Laser Pumping Systems.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Sayles,David C

Report Date : 23 Mar 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : Disclosed is a method for the prevention of the formation of ammonia as a byproduct in the reaction of hydrazine and a halogen oxidizer used in a liquid-propelled rocket engine and in chemical laser pumping systems. The method employs vanadium pentafluoride as an additive up to about 1% to the halogen oxidizer to thereby shift the equilibrium of the reaction between the hydrazine and the halogen oxidizer so that no ammonia is produced. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Ammonia, *Methodology, *Prevention, *Laser pumping, Reaction kinetics, Hydrazines, Halogens, Oxidizers, Rocket engines, Chemical lasers, Oxidizers, Vanadium, Inventions, Fluorides

Subject Categories : Inorganic Chemistry
      Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE