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Author(s):   Paci, M.A.B.; Arguello, G.A.; Garcia, P.; Willner, H.
Title:   Kinetics of the thermal decomposition of bis(trifluoromethyl) peroxydicarbonate, CF3OC(O)OOC(O)OCF3
Journal:   Int. J. Chem. Kinet.
Volume:   35
Page(s):   15 - 19
Year:   2003
Reference type:   Journal article
Squib:   2003PAC/ARG15-19

Reaction:   CF3OC(O)OOC(O)OCF3CO2 + CF3O-OCF3
Reaction order:   1
Temperature:   323 - 363 K
Pressure:  0.50 bar
Rate expression:   1.12x1033 [±6.6x1033 s-1] e-117989 [±1255 J/mole]/RT
Category:  Experiment
Data type:   Absolute value measured directly
Pressure dependence:   None reported
Experimental procedure:   Static or low flow - Data taken vs time
Excitation technique:   Thermal
Time resolution:   In both real time and by end product analysis
Analytical technique:   Fourier transform (FTIR)
Comments:   Thermal decomposition in glass vacuum apparatus, followed by FTIR of reagent and products, products rationalized in terms of simple radical chemistry.

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Rate constant values calculated from the Arrhenius expression:

T (K)k(T) [s-1]
323 9.50E13
325 1.22E14
350 2.76E15
363 1.20E16