Formation of vibrationally excited CO in the O(1D2) + C2H2 reaction

W. M. Shaub, T. L. Burks, Ming-Chang Lin*

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The reaction of O(1D2) atoms with C2H2 has been studied at room temperature by using the CO laser resonance absorption technique. Observed vibrational populations of the CO product were found to be consistent with the overall mechanism O(1D2) + C2H2 → CH2CO*† → CO + CH2(ãA1A1).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)757-759
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of physical chemistry
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1 Dec 1982


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