A simple and flexible thin film evaporating device for energetic materials

Zhang, Gengxin; Pitchimani, Rajasekar; Weeks, Brandon L.
September 2008
Review of Scientific Instruments;Sep2008, Vol. 79 Issue 9, p096102
Academic Journal
A thin film evaporation device has been developed to prepare energetic materials at atmospheric pressure. The device is intuitive, simple, and easy to manipulate. The application of the device is demonstrated for pentaerythritol tetranitrate but can be extended to other explosives and organic materials that have low saturation pressures.


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