Accession Number : AD0714627

Title :   Cryosynthesis and Energetics of Some Highly Reactive Small Boron Compounds and General Theoretical Reaction Kinetics at Cryogenic Temperatures.

Descriptive Note : Doctoral thesis,

Corporate Author : GEORGIA INST OF TECH ATLANTA

Personal Author(s) : Ganguli,Partha Sarathi

Report Date : AUG 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 143

Abstract : The work is concerned with an experimental as well as a theoretical study of the cryogenic synthesis of some highly reactive or unstable compounds, and reported in two parts. The first, involves the production of borane and tetraborane-8 by the pyrolysis of borane carbonyl and tetraborane-10 respectively, the determination of the molecular energetics of BH3CO by mass spectrometric techniques and of some B-H-F compounds using the MINDO molecular orbital method. This part also involves the studies of the low temperature stabilization of highly reactive borane and tetraborane-8 by a fast-flow pyrolysis and hard quench technique in a cryogenic reactor-mass spectrometer facility. The second part, develops a general theoretical reaction formalism for kinetic computations using Molecular Orbital methods to study the useful existence of some highly reactive or unstable compounds at cryogenic temperatures. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*BORANES, SYNTHESIS(CHEMISTRY)), (*PYROLYSIS, BORANES), DECABORANES, MASS SPECTROSCOPY, REACTION KINETICS, MOLECULAR ORBITALS, CRYOGENICS, THESES, CARBON MONOXIDE

Subject Categories : Inorganic Chemistry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE