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Heterogeneous chemical reaction of chlorine nitrate and water on sulfuric-acid surfaces at room temperatureThe use of H2SO4 as a catalyst for aerosol production of chlorine compounds in the chemistry of the antarctic stratosphere was investigated in laboratory trials. The experiments involved the gas surface collision rate of a molecule on a given surface during its residence time in a Knudsen cell in molecular flow conditions. Chlorine nitrate gas was made to flow through a chamber exposed to a container holding a 95.6 pct H2SO4 solution. Gas leaving the cell was scanned with a mass spectrometer. A sticking coefficient of 0.00032 was found for the chlorine nitrate, a value five times that previously reported.
Document ID
19870045494
Document Type
Reprint (Version printed in journal)
Authors
Rossi, Michel J.
(SRI International Corp. Menlo Park, CA, United States)
Malhotra, Ripudaman
(SRI International Corp. Menlo Park, CA, United States)
Golden, David M.
(SRI International, Chemical Physics Laboratory, Menlo Park CA, United States)
Date Acquired
August 13, 2013
Publication Date
February 1, 1987
Publication Information
Publication: Geophysical Research Letters
Volume: 14
ISSN: 0094-8276
Subject Category
Inorganic And Physical Chemistry
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NASW-3888
CONTRACT_GRANT: NSF ATM-86-00764
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