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Author(s):   Vala, M.; Baiardo, J.; Latham, D.; Mukherjee, R.; Pascyz, S.
Title:   Fourier transform infrared kinetic study of the thermal decomposition of tetramethyl-1-3-cyclobutanedione and dimethylketene
Journal:   J. Indian Chem. Soc.
Volume:   63
Year:   1986
Reference type:   Journal article
Squib:   1986VAL/BAI16

Reaction:   (CH3)2C=C=OCO + (CH3)2C
Reaction order:   1
Temperature:   723 - 793 K
Rate expression:   5.25x1010 [s-1] e-204536 [J/mole]/RT
Category:  Experiment
Data type:   Absolute value measured directly
Excitation technique:   Thermal
Analytical technique:   Fourier transform (FTIR)

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Rate constant values calculated from the Arrhenius expression:

T (K)k(T) [s-1]
723 8.78E-5
725 9.64E-5
750 2.99E-4
775 8.61E-4
793 1.77E-3