Impact-Driven Sporicidal Iodine Thermite Reaction

Biological weapons such as anthrax have caused increased national concern. Thermite reactions such as the iodine pentoxide and aluminum nanoparticular thermite reaction listed below provides a promising method for reducing thethreat of biological warfare with anthrax. 10 Al + 3 I2O5  5 Al2O3 + 6 I Thermites are a mixture of metals and metal or non-metal… CONTINUE READING