Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters

, Volume 61, Issue 1, pp 111–116 | Cite as

Methods to determine activation energies for the two kinetic states of the oscillatory Bray-Liebhafsky reaction

  • Slobodan Aniĉ
  • Ljiljana Kolar-Aniĉ
  • Endre Kőrös


Six different methods are suggested to calculate the apparent activation energies of the overall decomposition of hydrogen peroxide, both by oxidative and reductive pathways, in the Bray-Liebhafsky oscillatory chemical system. The activation energies of the reduction pathway lie between 31 and 35 kJ/mol and those of the oxidation one between 75 and 78 kJ/mol.


Oscillatory reaction activation energy chemical kinetics Bray-Liebhafsky reaction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Slobodan Aniĉ
    • 1
  • Ljiljana Kolar-Aniĉ
    • 1
  • Endre Kőrös
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty for Physical ChemistryUniversity of BelgradeBelgradeYugoslavia
  2. 2.Department of Inorganic and Analytical ChemistryL.Eötvös University, BudapestBudapest 112Hungary

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