Effect of Titanium on FOX-7 - A DFT Treatment

  • Lemi Türker Department of Chemistry, Middle East Technical University, Üniversiteler, Eskişehir Yolu No: 1, 06800 Çankaya/Ankara, Turkey
Keywords: FOX-7, DADNE, titanium, explosive, density functional


FOX-7 is a push-pull type conjugated system which attracts attention as an insensitive high energy material. The present study considers its titanium composite within the restrictions of density functional theory at the levels of B3LYP/LANL2DZ and B3LYP/6-311++G(2df,2p). The results indicate that the titanium atom transfers some electron population to the organic component, thus forces one of the N-O bonds to rupture. Various structural, quantum chemical and UV-VIS spectral data are collected and discussed.


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How to Cite
Türker, L. (2020). Effect of Titanium on FOX-7 - A DFT Treatment. Earthline Journal of Chemical Sciences, 5(1), 19-34. https://doi.org/10.34198/ejcs.5121.1934