Laboratory Measurement of Rate Coefficients: Introductory Review

  • R. P. Wayne
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Part of the Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 51)


This review lays the foundations for the experiments that later papers will discuss. I shall emphasise certain features of elementary kinetics which seem open to doubt or where assumptions are frequently made without circumspect consideration of their validity. I shall then go on to discuss the laboratory methods available for the kinetic study of reactions of atmospheric significance.


Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Shock Tube Rate Coefficient Transition State Theory Flash Photolysis 
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  • R. P. Wayne
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  1. 1.Physical Chemistry LaboratoryOxfordEngland

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