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Reactions of free ethyl radicals with molecular oxygen

  • L. I. Avramenko
  • R. V. Kolesnikova
Physical Chemistry
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Summary

  1. 1.

    Ethylene oxide as well as acetaldehyde and a hydroperoxide are the reaction products of the ethyl radical and molecular oxygen at temperatures from 100° to 300°.

     
  2. 2.

    The direction of the reaction C2H5 + O2 is strongly affected by the state of the surface of the reaction vessel.

     
  3. 3.

    Formation of ethylene oxide in the reaction of the ethyl radical and a molecule of oxygen occurs on the walls of the reaction vessel that had been treated with the products from a discharge in water vapors.

     
  4. 4.

    The reaction of the ethyl radical with a molecule of oxygen does not lead to formation of formaldehyde at temperatures up to 300° either by a direct route or through intermediate reactions.

     

Keywords

Oxide Oxygen Ethylene Formaldehyde Ethyl 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. I. Avramenko
    • 1
  • R. V. Kolesnikova
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Chemical Physics of the Academy of Sciences USSRUSSR

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