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Author(s):   Saito, K.; Sasaki, G.; Okada, K.; Tanaka, S.
Title:   Unimolecular decomposition of pyruvic acid: an experimental and theoretical study
Journal:   J. Phys. Chem.
Volume:   98
Page(s):   3756 - 3761
Year:   1994
Reference type:   Journal article
Squib:   1994SAI/SAS3756-3761

Reaction:   CH3COCOOHCH3CHO + CO2
Reaction order:   1
Temperature:   850 - 1000 K
Pressure:  7.47E-2 - 0.32 bar
Rate expression:   2.88x1012 [s-1] e-167121 [J/mole]/RT
Bath gas:   Ar
Category:  Experiment
Data type:   Absolute value measured directly
Excitation technique:   Thermal
Time resolution:   In both real time and by end product analysis
Analytical technique:   Other (IR)

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Rate constant values calculated from the Arrhenius expression:

T (K)k(T) [s-1]
850 1.55E2
875 3.04E2
900 5.76E2
925 1.05E3
950 1.86E3
975 3.21E3
1000 5.37E3