The Constitution of Nitrated Cellulose

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IN a recent publication (Zeit. für physikal. Chem., 130, 616; 1927), Herzog and von Náray-Szabó gave an account of the X-ray examination of ramie fibre nitrated in various ways, and concluded that for any nitrocellulose containing from 4.41 to 13.31 per cent of nitrogen the diffraction spots on the ‘fibre diagrams’ were produced mainly by the substance cellulose trinitrate, two spots from unchanged cellulose occasionally persisting, and that all nitrocelluloses were therefore principally mixtures of cellulose trinitrate and cellulose.

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MILES, F., CRAIK, J. The Constitution of Nitrated Cellulose. Nature 123, 82 (1929). https://doi.org/10.1038/123082a0

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