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Author(s):   Birrell, R.N.; Trotman-Dickenson, A.F.
Title:   The reactions of alkyl radicals. Part VII. t-butyl radicals from the photolysis of pivalaldehyde
Journal:   J. Chem. Soc.
Year:   1960
Reference type:   Journal article
Squib:   1960BIR/TRO4218

Reaction:   C2H4 + tert-C4H9 → (CH3)3CCH2CH2·
Reaction order:   2
Reference reaction:   tert-C4H9 + tert-C4H9(CH3)3CC(CH3)3
Temperature:   370 - 455 K
Rate expression:   2.62x10-13 [cm3/molecule s] e-29683 [J/mole]/RT
Bath gas:   2,2-dimethylpropanal
Category:  Experiment
Data type:   Derived from fitting to a complex mechanism
Excitation technique:   Direct photolysis
Analytical technique:   Gas chromatography

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Rate constant values calculated from the Arrhenius expression:

T (K)k(T) [cm3/molecule s]
370 1.69E-17
375 1.92E-17
400 3.49E-17
425 5.90E-17
450 9.41E-17
455 1.03E-16