Accession Number:

AD0471360

Title:

KINETIC INVESTIGATION OF THE NF AND NF2 RADICALS.

Descriptive Note:

Interim technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

DOW CHEMICAL CO MIDLAND MI

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Report Date:

1965-09-29

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

The kinetics of the decomposition of N2F4 was investigated in a shock tube coupled to a t-o-f mass spectrometer in the temperature range 1200 to 3000 K. The decomposition is described by the elementary reactions 1 N2F4 yielding 2NF2 2 NF2 yielding NF F 3 2NF yielding N2 2F 4 NF NF2 yielding N2F F2 5 N2F NF2 yielding N2 NF3 6 F2 NF2 yielding NF3 F 7 NF3 yielding NF2 F 8 2NF2 yielding NF3 NF. The kinetic and direct evidence give strong support for the existence of the N2F radical and its significance in the decomposition of N2F4. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE