Charged Forms of Diacetone Diperoxide - DFT Treatment

  • Lemi Türker Department of Chemistry, Middle East Technical University, Üniversiteler, Eskişehir Yolu No: 1, 06800 Çankaya/Ankara, Turkey
Keywords: DADP, diacetone diperoxide, peroxide explosives, explosives, impact sensitivity


Diacetone diperoxide (DADP) is one of the sensitive and powerful organic peroxide explosives like its trimeric analogue TATP. Presently, some ionic forms of it have been investigated within the limitations of density functional theory at the level of UB3LYP/6-311++G(d,p). Various properties (including structural, electronic, spectral and quantum chemical) have been obtained and discussed. The studied mono and dianions having different multiplicity states have been found to be stable but monocation form decomposed.


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How to Cite
Türker, L. (2021). Charged Forms of Diacetone Diperoxide - DFT Treatment. Earthline Journal of Chemical Sciences, 7(1), 53-65.