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Author(s):   Birrell, R.N.; Smith, R.F.; Trotman-Dickenson, A.F.; Wilkie, H.
Title:   The photodecomposition of acetaldehyde catalysed by thiols
Journal:   J. Chem. Soc.
Year:   1957
Reference type:   Journal article
Squib:   1957BIR/SMI2807

Reaction:   CH3CHO + CH3CH3SH + CO + ·CH3
Reaction order:   2
Reference reaction:   CH3 + CH3(CH3S)2
Temperature:   441 - 669 K
Rate expression:   1.32x10-12 [cm3/molecule s] e-28435 [J/mole]/RT
Bath gas:   CH3CHO
Category:  Experiment
Data type:   Derived from fitting to a complex mechanism
Excitation technique:   Direct photolysis
Analytical technique:   Pressure measurement

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Rate constant values calculated from the Arrhenius expression:

T (K)k(T) [cm3/molecule s]
441 5.65E-16
450 6.60E-16
475 9.84E-16
500 1.41E-15
525 1.95E-15
550 2.63E-15
575 3.44E-15
600 4.41E-15
625 5.54E-15
650 6.84E-15
669 7.94E-15