Flash Photolysis of Ferrous Sulphate Solutions


KEEN has recently1 described the kinetics of oxidation of Fe(II) by the transient species produced when a 2-µsec. pulse of 4-MeV. electrons is absorbed by an aqueous solution. We have observed that a similar oxidation occurs in the flash photolysis of ferrous sulphate solutions.

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BAXENDALE, J., MANSELL, A. Flash Photolysis of Ferrous Sulphate Solutions. Nature 190, 622–623 (1961). https://doi.org/10.1038/190622a0

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