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Explosives under pressure - the crystal structure of gamma-RDX as determined by high-pressure X-ray and neutron diffraction

Davidson, Alistair J. and Oswald, Iain D.H. and Francis, Duncan J. and Lennie, Alistair R. and Marshall, William G. and Millar, David I.A. and Pulham, Colin R. and Warren, John E. (2008) Explosives under pressure - the crystal structure of gamma-RDX as determined by high-pressure X-ray and neutron diffraction. CrystEngComm, 10 (2). pp. 162-165. ISSN 1466-8033

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Abstract

Using a combination of X-ray single crystal and neutron powder diffraction, the crystal structure of the high-pressure gamma-form of RDX has been determined at 5.2 GPa and shows that the RDX molecules adopt different conformations compared to the conformation found in the ambient-pressure alpha-form.