Electron Kinetics in Nonpolar Liquids — Energy and Pressure Effects

  • Richard Holroyd
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 193)


Just as electron mobilities differ for liquids that are otherwise similar in bulk properties, the rates of electron reactions often change by orders of magnitude from one nonpolar liquid to another. Both positive and negative activation energies are observed and, as shown recently, application of high pressure has large effects on electron kinetics (Munoz et al., 1987; Nishikawa et al., 1988). Clearly it is a challenge to fully understand this diversity of behavior, and a comprehensive theory to account for electron reactions is needed.


Nonpolar Solvent Electron Attachment Polarization Energy Ethyl Bromide Nonpolar Liquid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard Holroyd
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  1. 1.Department of ChemistryBrookhaven National LaboratoryUptonUSA

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