Complementarity and the temporal Uncertainty principle. Insight into the dichotomous formulations of the Curtin-Hammett principle. A new formulation
- S Chandrasekhar
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By the temporal Uncertainty principle, chemical systems may be described in terms of ‘kinetic’ or ‘thermodynamic’ complementary formulations, based on rate or equilibrium constants, and free energy changes respectively. Thereby, the paradox of the dichotomous formulations of the Curtin-Hammett principle is resolved. A new formulation of the principle is suggested, and a fundamental conflict with transition state theory is indicated.
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- Complementarity and the temporal Uncertainty principle. Insight into the dichotomous formulations of the Curtin-Hammett principle. A new formulation
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- S Chandrasekhar (1)
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- 1. Department of Organic Chemistry, Indian institute of Science, 560 012, Bangalore, India