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Author(s):   Smith, G.G.; Yates, B.L.
Title:   Pyrolysis studies. XIII. Kinetics of the vapor phase pyrolysis of arylethyl methyl carbonates. A linear free-energy relationship for ortho substituents
Journal:   J. Org. Chem.
Volume:   30
Page(s):   434 - 438
Year:   1965
Reference type:   Journal article
Squib:   1965SMI/YAT434-438

Reaction:   Carbonic acid p,α-dimethylbenzyl methyl ester → CH3OH + CO2 + 4-Methylstyrene
Reaction order:   1
Temperature:   561 - 598 K
Rate expression:   6.75x1011 [s-1] e-157975 [J/mole]/RT
Bath gas:   Carbonic acid p,α-dimethylbenzyl methyl ester
Category:  Experiment
Data type:   Absolute value measured directly
Excitation technique:   Thermal
Analytical technique:   Pressure measurement

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Rate constant values calculated from the Arrhenius expression:

T (K)k(T) [s-1]
561 1.32E-3
575 3.01E-3
598 1.07E-2