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An Update of Nitrile Photochemistry on Titan

Yung, Yuk L. (1987) An Update of Nitrile Photochemistry on Titan. Icarus, 72 (2). pp. 468-472. ISSN 0019-1035. doi:10.1016/0019-1035(87)90186-2.

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New chemical schemes leading to the formation of cyanogen (C_2N_2) and dicyanoacetylene (C_4N_2) in the upper atmosphere of Titan are proposed and examined in light of recent laboratory kinetics experiments and voyager observations.

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Additional Information:© 1987 Academic Press, Inc. Received October 28, 1986; revised March 25, 1987. We thank M. Allen, K. D. Bayes, W. B. DeMore, H. Okabe, L. F. Phillips, J. P. Pinto, R. E. Samuelson, and L. J. Stief for helpful discussions. We thank two anonymous referees for extremely important comments on the chemical kinetics and polar chemistry. This research was supported by NASA Grants NAGW-254 and NAGW-313 to the California Institute of Technology.
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