Factors affecting the intramolecular decomposition of hexamethylene triperoxide diamine and implications for detection.

Abstract

Hexamethylene triperoxide diamine (HMTD) is an easily synthesized and highly sensitive organic peroxide frequently used as a primary explosive. The vapor pressure of HMTD is very low, impeding vapor detection, especially when compared to other peroxide explosives, such as triacetone triperoxide (TATP) or diacetone diperoxide (DADP). Despite this fact, HMTD… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.chroma.2016.05.013

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