Thermal Decomposition of Organic Nitrates

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IN an earlier note1, the basic mechanism proposed for the thermal decomposition of the organic nitrates was: followed by oxidation-reduction reactions between nitrogen dioxide and aldehydes.

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PHILLIPS, L. Thermal Decomposition of Organic Nitrates. Nature 165, 564 (1950). https://doi.org/10.1038/165564a0

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