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Kinetics of the thermal decomposition of tetra-n-butyltin

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    The thermal decomposition of tetra-n-butyltin in the interval 270–420° is zero order and proceeds on the surface of the deposited tin. The activation energy of the reaction is equal to 26.5 kcal/mole.

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    The reaction has an induction period due to the generation of drops of tin. The activation energy of the reaction in the induction period is equal to 33.9 kcal/mole.

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    The carbon concentration in tin produced by thermal decomposition of tetra-n-butyltin is close to the value of its solubility in tin.

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Translated from Izvestiya Akademii Nauk SSSR, Seriya Khimicheskaya, No. 11, pp. 2472–2474, November, 1972.

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Devyatykh, G.G., Umilin, V.A. & Tsinovoi, Y.N. Kinetics of the thermal decomposition of tetra-n-butyltin. Russ Chem Bull 21, 2405–2407 (1972). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00850080

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  • Activation Energy
  • Thermal Decomposition
  • Induction Period
  • Carbon Concentration