Variational Theory of Reaction Rates

  1. I. Prigogine
  1. James C. Keck

Published Online: 14 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470140154.ch5

Advances in Chemical Physics, Volume 13

Advances in Chemical Physics, Volume 13

How to Cite

Keck, J. C. (1967) Variational Theory of Reaction Rates, in Advances in Chemical Physics, Volume 13 (ed I. Prigogine), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470140154.ch5

Editor Information

  1. University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

Author Information

  1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass., U.S.A.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1967

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470699188

Online ISBN: 9780470140154

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Keywords:

  • reaction rate;
  • unimolecular decay theory;
  • wigner rate;
  • dumbbell model;
  • barrier rate constant

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Basic Equations

  • Comparison with Conventional Theories

  • Three-body Recombination and Dissociation

  • Corrections and Extensions

  • Acknowledgments