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The Iron Catalyzed Reaction between Nitrosyl Disulfonate and Hydroxylamine Monosulfonate Ions

Ramsey, William J. and Yost, Don M. (1953) The Iron Catalyzed Reaction between Nitrosyl Disulfonate and Hydroxylamine Monosulfonate Ions. Journal of Chemical Physics, 21 (5). pp. 957-958. ISSN 0021-9606. doi:10.1063/1.1699093.

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Potassium nitrosyl disulfonate, K2NO(SO3)2, is noteworthy because the solid salt is orange in color and diamagnetic while its neutral aqueous solutions are purple in color and paramagnetic. These neutral solutions hydrolyze slowly to form N2O and hydroxylamine sulfonates; on the addition of acid the rate of hydrolysis is markedly increased. The mechanism of the hydrolytic reaction is unexpectedly complex as was found by Murib and Ritter [1] and, independently, by us. In order to obtain a more comprehensive picture of the mechanism of the hydrolytic reaction we have explored additional reactions which may play a part in the hydrolysis.

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Additional Information:Copyright © 1953 American Institute of Physics. Received 17 February 1953. We are indebted to the Research Corporation, the Shell Oil Company, and E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company for grants which supported this research.
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