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Author(s):   Da Costa, I.; Eng, R.A.; Gebert, A.; Hippler, H.
Title:   Direct observation of the rate of H-atom formation in the thermal decomposition of ortho-, meta-, and para-xylene behind shock waves between 1300 and 1800 K
Journal:   Proc. Combust. Inst.
Volume:   28
Page(s):   1537 - 1543
Year:   2000
Reference type:   Journal article
Squib:   2000DAC/ENG1537-1543

Reaction:   1,4-Dimethylbenzene4-Methylbenzyl +
Reaction order:   1
Temperature:   1300 - 1800 K
Pressure:  1.60 - 4.00 bar
Rate expression:   1.0x1016 [±3.0x1015 s-1] e-380000 [J/mole]/RT
Category:  Experiment
Data type:   Absolute value measured directly
Pressure dependence:   Rate constant is high pressure limit
Experimental procedure:   Shock tube
Time resolution:   In real time
Analytical technique:   Vis-UV absorption

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Rate constant values calculated from the Arrhenius expression:

T (K)k(T) [s-1]
1300 5.39E0
1350 1.98E1
1400 6.64E1
1450 2.05E2
1500 5.85E2
1550 1.56E3
1600 3.93E3
1650 9.34E3
1700 2.11E4
1750 4.55E4
1800 9.40E4