Ion-molecule Reactions in Hydrogen Cyanide

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When gas phase ion-molecule reactions occurring in HCN are studied by ion-cyclotron resonance, extensive polymerization is not observed. The finding has some relevance for abiogenic synthesis.

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HUNTRESS, W., BALDESCHWIELER, J. & PONNAMPERUMA, C. Ion-molecule Reactions in Hydrogen Cyanide. Nature 223, 468–471 (1969). https://doi.org/10.1038/223468a0

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