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Author(s):   Sleiman, C.; El Dib, G.; Rosi, M.; Skouteris, D.; Balucani, N.; Canosa, A.
Title:   Low temperature kinetics and theoretical studies of the reaction CN + CH3NH2: a potential source of cyanamide and methyl cyanamide in the interstellar medium
Journal:   Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.
Volume:   20
Page(s):   5478 - 5489
Year:   2018
Reference type:   Journal article
Squib:   2018SLE/ELD5478-5489

Reaction:   CN + CH3NH2 → CH3NHC≡N +
Reaction order:   2
Temperature:   36.00 - 297 K
Rate expression:   5.11x10-13 [cm3/molecule s] (T/298 K)-1.82 e-65.93 [J/mole]/RT
Category:  Theory
Data type:   Transition state theory
Pressure dependence:   Rate constant is low pressure limit
Comments:   Electronic structure calculations of the underlying potential energy surface have been performed, together with capture theory and RRKM calculations.

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Rate constant values calculated from the Arrhenius expression:

T (K)k(T) [cm3/molecule s]
36.00 1.92E-11
50.00 1.12E-11
75.00 5.66E-12
100 3.45E-12
125 2.33E-12
150 1.69E-12
175 1.29E-12
200 1.02E-12
225 8.23E-13
250 6.82E-13
275 5.75E-13
297 5.01E-13