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Author(s):   Orlando, J.J.; Tyndall, G.S.; Calvert, J.G.
Title:   Thermal decomposition pathways for peroxy-acetyl nitrate (PAN): implications for atmospheric methyl nitrate levels
Journal:   Atmos. Environ. Part A
Volume:   26
Page(s):   3111 - 3118
Year:   1992
Reference type:   Journal article
Squib:   1992ORL/TYN3111-3118

Reaction:   CH3C(O)OONO2CO2 + CH3ONO2
Reaction order:   1
Temperature:   298 - 345 K
Pressure:  0.93 bar
Rate expression:   1.49x108 [s-1] e-86471 [J/mole]/RT
Rate constant is an upper limit.
Bath gas:   O2
Category:  Experiment
Data type:   Absolute value measured directly
Excitation technique:   Thermal
Analytical technique:   IR absorption

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Rate constant values calculated from the Arrhenius expression:

T (K)k(T) [s-1]
298 1.04E-7
300 1.31E-7
325 1.89E-6
345 1.21E-5