Thermal behavior of several stable hydrazyl free radicals and of their parent hydrazines
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A thermal analysis study has been performed for the stable free radical 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl and other ten free radical congeners, together with their corresponding parent hydrazines. Qualitative studies on the decomposition products showed that nitrogen dioxide plays a key role. A mechanistic decomposition pathway is also proposed.
KeywordsDPPH Hydrazyl Free radical DTA TG
This work was supported by a Grant of the Romanian National Authority for Scientific Research, CNCS—UEFISCDI, Project Number PN-II-ID-PCE-2011-3-0408.
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