Accession Number:

AD0628027

Title:

LASER TEMPERATURE-JUMP STUDIES OF FAST REACTIONS.

Descriptive Note:

Final technical rept., 1 Oct 63-30 Sep 65,

Corporate Author:

UTAH UNIV SALT LAKE CITY DEPT OF CHEMISTRY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1965-12-29

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

A ruby laser was assembled from commercial components for use as a single-pulse, source of heat in temperature-jump relaxation kinetic studies of very rapid reactions in aqueous and non-aqueous solutions. Preliminary results were obtained with an aqueous uranyl ion monomerdimer equilibrium to which copper nitrate was added. A neodymium doped glass laser rod radiating at 1.06 microns was not found satisfactory for the same purpose. A concurrent investigation of a fast protolytic reaction in water and D2O by the conventional Joule heating temperature-jump method yielded solvent D2O kinetic isotope effect data with ramifications for enzyme kinetics. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Physical Chemistry
  • Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE