Potential Energy Surfaces for the H + HX (X = F, C1, Br, I) Abstraction and Exchange Reaction Channels Calculated by the Modified DIM Method

  • M. Baer
  • I. Last (Lyast)


The potential energy surfaces of triatomic hydrides XH2, where X is a halogen atom, are of considerable interest in theoretical investigations of the abstraction and exchange reactions1–4
$$H+HX\rightarrow H_{2}+X$$
$$H{}'+HX\rightarrow H{}'X+H$$


Exchange Reaction Potential Barrier Barrier Height Potential Energy Surface Halogen Atom 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Baer
    • 1
    • 2
  • I. Last (Lyast)
    • 1
  1. 1.Soreq Nuclear Research CentreYavneIsrael
  2. 2.Department of Chemical PhysicsThe Weizmann Institute of ScienceRehovotIsrael

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