An energetic material comprising an elemental fuel, an oxidizer or other element, and a carbon nanofiller or carbon fiber rods, where the carbon nanofiller or carbon fiber rods are substantially homogeneously dispersed in the energetic material. Methods of tailoring the electrostatic discharge sensitivity of an energetic material are also disclosed.
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 This invention was made with government support under Contract Number DE-AC07-051D14517 awarded by the United States Department of Energy. This invention was also made with government support under Contract Number W911NF-11-1-0439 awarded by the Army Research Office. The government has certain rights in the invention.