Reaction Dynamics by M. BrouardReaction Dynamics by M. Brouard

Reaction Dynamics

byM. Brouard

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Understanding the factors which determine the rates and products of elementary reactions is of fundamental importance to chemists. This book provides a concise account of the dynamics and kinetics of elementary reactions in the gas phase, and is structured to emphasise the relationship betweenthermal rate coefficients and the microscopic mechanisms of chemical reactions. The theoretical framework necessary to predict the dynamics and kinetics of elementary reactions is introduced, and is illustrated by reference to numerous theoretical and experimental studies. Extensive references toother undergraduate texts are also provided and diagrammatic examples are provided throughout, making this an essential course aid for second, third and fourth year undergraduate students of chemistry. First year postgraduate students and academics in physical chemistry departments will also findthis book interesting.

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Dr Mark Brouard, Lecturer in Physical Chemistry, Tutor and Fellow of Jesus College, University of Oxford, The Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QZ. Tel: 01865 275457. Email:
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Title:Reaction DynamicsFormat:PaperbackPublished:June 1, 1998Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198559070

ISBN - 13:9780198559078

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Potential energy surfaces3. The differential cross-section4. State specific cross-sections5. Microcanonical rate coefficients6. Thermal rate coefficients7. Appendices: Classical elastic scattering of two atomsQuantum mechanical reaction cross-sectionCumulative reaction probabilityBackground readingReferences