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Conformational Kinetics of Aliphatic Chains

  • Pier Luigi Nordio
  • Alberta Ferrarini
  • Giorgio Moro

Abstract

The motions of a flexible aliphatic chain attached to a rigid molecular core are analyzed theoretically by means of a master equation for random walk between the sites identified with the stable conformers of the chain, as an extension in the time domain of the Rotational Isomeric State approximation.

Keywords

Saddle Point Master Equation Effective Rate Constant Methylene Carbon Atom Calculate Correlation Function 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Pier Luigi Nordio
    • 1
  • Alberta Ferrarini
    • 1
  • Giorgio Moro
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physical ChemistryUniversity of PadovaPadovaItaly

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