Hypergolic Systems based on Hydrogen Peroxide Oxidizer

  • Lemi Türker Department of Chemistry, Middle East Technical University, Üniversiteler, Eskişehir Yolu No: 1, 06800 Çankaya/Ankara, Turkey
Keywords: hypergol, hydrogen peroxide, ionic liquid, ignition delay, green hypergolic


Hydrogen peroxide, H2O2, is a promising and nontoxic oxidant. In recent years considerable attention has been paid to the development of hypergolic system compositions, because the use of them not only markedly simplifies the engine design and rocket system operation but also provides the possibility of their repeated use. Moreover, their high performance, high environmental compatibility and low toxicity make them highly preferable. The present review considers recent works on hypergolic systems involving hydrogen peroxide as the oxidizer and various green propellants of organic and inorganic nature with or without certain additives.


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How to Cite
Türker, L. (2023). Hypergolic Systems based on Hydrogen Peroxide Oxidizer . Earthline Journal of Chemical Sciences, 10(1), 1-42. https://doi.org/10.34198/ejcs.10123.142