Accession Number : ADD095008

Title :   A Critical Review of the Gas-Phase Reaction Kinetics of the Hydroxyl Radical,


Personal Author(s) : Wilson,William E , Jr

Report Date : Jan 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 45

Abstract : This review is divided into four sections. Section A contains a general discussion of the experimental techniques, with emphasis on the methods of producing OH, and their limitations. A knowledge of this material is assumed in Section B. The four reactions which have been most frequently studied are discussed in Section B, the main body of the review. A number of other reactions involving the hydroxyl radical are reviewed less critically in Section C. In Section D some current problems in hydroxyl radical research are discussed.

Descriptors :   *Gas flow, *Phase, *Reaction kinetics, *Hydroxyl radicals, Recombination reactions, Air pollution, Upper atmosphere, Decomposition, Combustion, Ultraviolet spectroscopy, Mass spectroscopy, Electron spin resonance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE