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Author(s):   Fittschen, C.; Hippler, H.; Viskolcz, B.
Title:   The beta C-C bond scission in alkoxy radicals: thermal unimolecular decomposition of t-butoxy radicals
Journal:   Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.
Volume:   2
Page(s):   1677 - 1683
Year:   2000
Reference type:   Journal article
Squib:   2000FIT/HIP1677-1683

Reaction:   (CH3)3CO → (CH3)2CO + ·CH3
Reaction order:   2
Temperature:   323 - 383 K
Pressure:  4.00E-2 - 60.00 bar
Rate expression:   1.5x10-8 [cm3/molecule s] e-38500 [J/mole]/RT
Category:  Experiment
Data type:   Absolute value measured directly
Pressure dependence:   Rate constant is low pressure limit
Experimental procedure:   Static or low flow - Data taken vs time
Excitation technique:   Flash photolysis (laser or conventional)
Time resolution:   In real time
Analytical technique:   Laser induced fluorescence
Comments:   Fc=0.87-T/870(K)

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Rate constant values calculated from the Arrhenius expression:

T (K)k(T) [cm3/molecule s]
323 8.91E-15
325 9.74E-15
350 2.69E-14
375 6.51E-14
383 8.42E-14