Kinetic Characterization of the Oscillatory Belousov-Zhabotinsky Reaction at Linearly Increased Temperature

  • E. Koch
  • B. Stilkerieg


In the recent years, the phenomenon of chemical oscillations has become a subject of general interest because such reactions act as internal clock in the biochemistry of living organisms. Chemical oscillations often reveal a direct analogy to electric switching (flip-flop oscillation), and their occurence has initiated a vigorous advancement of the theories of thermodynamics far from equilibrium (1,4).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Koch
    • 1
  • B. Stilkerieg
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Strahlenchemie im Max-Planck-Institut für KohlenforschungMülheim a.d. RuhrGermany

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