Accession Number:

AD0750783

Title:

Kinetics and Mechanisms of the Reactions of Atomic Fluorine with CF3I and CCl3Br.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

PRINCETON UNIV N J

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

Abstract:

Using molecular beam analysis, the kinetics and mechanisms of the reactions of atomic fluorine with CF3I and CCl3Br have been investigated in a fast-flow reactor. Direct observation of perhalomethyl radicals and lack of detection of displaced halogen atoms proves conclusively that both of these reactions proceed primarily by abstraction, rather than displacement, of a halogen atom. In the CCl3Br system, successive atom-switching reactions rapidly convert CCl3 to its fluorinated analogs. The rate constants are given. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics and Spectroscopy

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE