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Author(s):   James, T.L.; Wellington, C.A.
Title:   Thermal decomposition of β-propiolactone in the gas phase
Journal:   J. Am. Chem. Soc.
Volume:   91
Page(s):   7743 - 7746
Year:   1969
Reference type:   Journal article
Squib:   1969JAM/WEL7743-7746

Reaction:   2-OxetanoneC2H4 + CO2
Reaction order:   1
Temperature:   478 - 528 K
Pressure:  4.87E-3 - 2.07E-2 bar
Rate expression:   1.17x1016 [±8.2x1014 s-1] e-192064 [±291 J/mole]/RT
Bath gas:   2-Oxetanone
Category:  Experiment
Data type:   Absolute value measured directly
Excitation technique:   Thermal
Analytical technique:   Gas chromatography

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Rate constant values calculated from the Arrhenius expression:

T (K)k(T) [s-1]
478 1.20E-5
500 1.01E-4
525 9.10E-4
528 1.17E-3