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The reaction that wouldn't quit

Nature Chemistry volume 3, pages 9899 (2011) | Download Citation

The radical–radical association reaction between hydroxyl and nitrogen dioxide plays a central role in atmospheric chemistry but has challenged experimentalists for decades. A study now measures all reactants and products and largely settles the issue.

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  1. Neil M. Donahue is in the Center for Atmospheric Particle Studies, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA.  nmd@andrew.cmu.edu

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