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Author(s):   Schliebs, R.; Knoll, H.; Scherzer, K.
Title:   Ethyl Radical Initiated Thermal Decomposition of Biacetyl
Journal:   React. Kinet. Catal. Lett.
Volume:   5
Year:   1976
Reference type:   Journal article
Squib:   1976SCH/KNO141

Reaction:   (CH3CO)2 + ·C2H5C2H5COCH3 + CH3CO
Reaction order:   2
Reference reaction:   ·C2H5 + ·C2H5n-C4H10
Temperature:   525 - 556 K
Pressure:  8.00E-2 - 0.53 bar
Rate expression:   6.61x10-16 [cm3/molecule s] e-24694 [±2469 J/mole]/RT
Uncertainty:   2.0
Bath gas:   (C2H5)2NN
Category:  Experiment
Data type:   Derived from fitting to a complex mechanism
Excitation technique:   Thermal
Analytical technique:   Gas chromatography

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Rate constant values calculated from the Arrhenius expression:

T (K)k(T) [cm3/molecule s]
525 2.31E-18
550 2.98E-18
556 3.16E-18