Theoretical and Experimental Chemistry

, Volume 23, Issue 2, pp 195–198 | Cite as

Quasiclassical approximation in the kinetics of diffusion-limited reactions

  • A. F. El'kind
  • A. A. Belyi
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An analytic study has been performed on the stationary equation for quenching kinetics in electrolyte solutions. The equations are solved in the quasiclassical approximation (WCB approximation). The effective quenching radius and rate constant have been derived for the dipole-dipole mechanism with a Coulomb interaction potential. The method enables one to determine the effective radius for the interaction of higher multipoles, while also allowing one to analyze the time course of the rate constant as affected by the interaction potential for the component particles.


Interaction Potential Analytic Study Stationary Equation Electrolyte Solution Coulomb Interaction 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. F. El'kind
    • 1
  • A. A. Belyi
    • 1
  1. 1.Moscow Mining InstituteUSSR

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