Diffusion controlled reactions of the solvated electron in 1-alkanol mixtures

M. A. Rauf, G. H. Stewart, Farhataziz

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The specific rates of the solvated electron reactions with phenanthrene and 1,12-benzperylene in 1-alkanol mixtures have been measured. One set of measurements was obtained in methanol-decanol mixtures of varying viscosities and another set of data was obtained in a series of isoviscous binary mixtures of C8, C9, and C10 with lower alkanols. In the isoviscous mixtures, the rate was found to be independent of the particular 1-alkanol in the mixture. These data are compared with predicted values based on the Stokes-Einstein modification of the Smoluchowski equation adapted to binary systems.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)433-436
Number of pages4
JournalRadiation Physics and Chemistry
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiation


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