A novel energetic framework combining the advantages of furazan and triazole: a design for high-performance insensitive explosives†
A series of tetracyclic furazan-triazole compounds have been synthesized and fully characterized. The predicted detonation performance and tested mechanical sensitivities showed their high-energy performance and insensitive features. Quantum chemical calculations and crystal structure analysis were applied to study the intrinsic structure–property relationship among these compounds. In addition, the detonation test shows their promising potential as secondary explosives.