Synthesis and Characterization of Guanidine Dinitramide Crystal

구아니딘 디나이트라아마이드 결정의 합성 및 특성 분석

  • Kim, Wooram (Department of Applied Environmental Science, Kyun Hee University) ;
  • Kwon, Younja (Department of Applied Environmental Science, Kyun Hee University) ;
  • Jo, Youngmin (Department of Applied Environmental Science, Kyun Hee University) ;
  • Park, Youngchul (Agency for Defense Development 4th R&D Institute 1 Department)
  • 김우람 (경희대학교 환경응용과학과) ;
  • 권윤자 (경희대학교 환경응용과학과) ;
  • 조영민 (경희대학교 환경응용과학과) ;
  • 박영철 (국방과학연구소 4 기술연구본부)
  • Received : 2015.10.16
  • Accepted : 2015.11.16
  • Published : 2015.12.10


An environmentally favorable solid oxidizer, guanidine dinitramide ($H_2C(NH_2)NH_2N(NO_2)_2$), with high purity and synthesis yield was prepared using guanidine carbonate ($NH_2C(=NH)NH_2{\cdot}1/2H_2CO_3$). Two different crystalline forms (${\alpha}$-form and ${\beta}$-form) were obtained depending on the solvent used and synthesis process. Despite of the same chemical composition, Raman-IR and TGA-DSC revealed that different structures existed between them. In particular, the thermal analysis showed the exothermic temperature of ${\alpha}$-form at $155.7^{\circ}C$ while $191.6^{\circ}C$ for ${\beta}$-form. The caloric value of ${\alpha}$-form was 536.4 J/g which was 2.5 times larger than that of ${\beta}$-form, 1310 J/g. In addition, ${\alpha}$-form was steeply decomposed with one-step variation, but ${\beta}$-form followed a two-step thermal decomposition pattern.


Guanidine;nitramide;solid propellant;green oxidizer;crystal structure


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