exotic fuels

exotic fuels

[ig′zäd·ik ′fyülz]
(materials)
The hydroborons which have higher calorific values than do the carbon-hydrogen fuels, once proposed as high-energy fuels for aircraft and missiles; include borane (BH3), borobutane (B4H10), and borodecane (B10H14).
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