SCIENCE CHINA Chemistry, Volume 61 , Issue 11 : 1355-1358(2018) https://doi.org/10.1007/s11426-018-9276-1

Pentazole anion cyclo-N5: a rising star in nitrogen chemistry and energetic materials

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  • ReceivedApr 2, 2018
  • AcceptedMay 11, 2018
  • PublishedAug 15, 2018


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the National Natural Science Foundation of China(21771108,11702141,U1530101)


This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (21771108, 11702141, U1530101).

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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


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  • Figure 1

    Reported cyclo-N5-based compounds and their stable modes (color online).

  • Figure 2

    The structure of 3D porous MOFs [Na8(N5)8(H2O)3]n (MPF-1). (a) The 3D open-framework of MPF-1. (b) The zeolitic MEP topology of MPF-1. (c) Selected three-cage view along a axis. (d) The structure of Na20N60 nanocage. (e) The structure of Na24N60 nanocage (color online).

  • Figure 3

    Energetic properties of metal and nonmetallic salts and polynitrogen compound based on cyclo-N5. Oxahy+N5, ANT+N5 and HA+ stand for the energy level of current achieved, carbon containing and no carbon salts, respectively (color online).

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