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Author(s):   Griffin, J.; Worsnop, D.R.; Brown, R.C.; Kolb, C.E.; Herschbach, D.R.
Title:   Chemical Kinetics of the NaO (A 2
Journal:   J. Phys. Chem. A
Volume:   105
Page(s):   1643 - 1648
Year:   2001
Reference type:   Journal article
Squib:   2001GRI/WOR1643-1648

Reaction:   NaO(A2SIGMA+) + O(3P) → Na + O2
Reaction order:   2
Temperature:   290 K
Pressure:  1.87E-3 - 5.73E-3 bar
Rate expression:   5.1x10-10 [±1.8x10-10 cm3/molecule s]
Bath gas:   He
Category:  Experiment
Data type:   Derived from fitting to a complex mechanism
Pressure dependence:   None reported
Experimental procedure:   Flow tube - Data taken vs distance
Excitation technique:   Discharge
Time resolution:   By end product analysis
Analytical technique:   Chemiluminescence
Comments:   Fast flow reactor. Microwave discharge generation of O atoms. Standard O3 ozone source. Rates derived from multiple step mechanism including wall reactions. NaO(A2Sigma+) is first excited state of NaO. Ground state Na(2S) detected with Na lamp resonance fluorescence. Excited state Na(2P) detected using chemiluminesence. O atom detected using resonance absorption O(3S-3P).

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