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SYNTHESIS OF NEW HIGH-ENERGY/HIGH-DENSITY HYDROCARBON FUEL SYSTEMS

SYNTHESIS OF NEW HIGH-ENERGY/HIGH-DENSITY

HYDROCARBON FUEL SYSTEMS

A.P. Marchand, K. C. V. Ramanaiah, S. Alihodzic,

I. N. N. Namboothiri, E. Z. Dong, B. R. Aavula,

S. B. Lewis, and S. G. Bott

Polycarbocyclic \cage" hydrocarbons comprise a class of new high-

energy/high-density fuels that are of interest for volume-limited military

applications. Several new candidate fuel systems have been targeted, and

syntheses of representative compounds have been devised and executed.