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On the theory of electron, H-atom and proton transfers

Marcus, R. A. (1984) On the theory of electron, H-atom and proton transfers. In: The Chemistry and Physics of Electrocatalysis. Electrochemical Society , Pennington, NJ, pp. 169-186. ISBN 9780835725910. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20150701-085945205

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Abstract

The initial part of this article discusses some recent experiments on electron transfer reactions and comments on the related theory, including the frequency of solvent fluctuations. Also described are recent advances with Babamov and Lopex on the dynamics of H-atom transfer reactions. We then outline the application of the basic idea to H and W transfers in complex systems and in condensed phases (fast H-coordinates, slow remaining coordinates). Similarities and differences between electron transfers and H or W transfers are next described. The relation of the present theory of such transfers to conventional transition state theory is discussed.


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Marcus, R. A.0000-0001-6547-1469
Additional Information:© 1984. It is a pleasure to acknowledge the support of this research by the Office of Naval Research. Contribution No. 6856.
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Official Citation:On the Theory of Electron, H-Atom and Proton Transfers R. A. Marcus In The Chemistry and Physics of Electrocatalysis, J. D. E. McIntyre, M. J. Weaver, and E. B. Yeager, eds. (Electrochemical Society, Pennington, NJ, 1984) p. 169.
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