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  • adjective chemistry (of a reaction) involving a single molecules


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  • Accordingly, prompted by the extensive experimental work of my colleagues at Caltech in these fields of unimolecular reactions, intramolecular dynamics and of electron transfer processes, as well as by the rapidly growing experimental work in both broad areas world-wide, I turned once again to those particular topics and to the many new types of studies that were being made.

    Rudolph A. Marcus - Biography

  • My semiclassical interlude of 1970-80 was intellectually a very stimulating one, but it involved for me less interaction with experiments than had my earlier work on unimolecular reaction rates or on electron transfers.

    Rudolph A. Marcus - Biography

  • They found that at the natural acidity of tomato juice (pH 4.2) boiling for one hour destroyed practically 50 per cent of the antiscorbutic power and by boiling for four hours they destroyed 70 per cent, which indicates that the curve of the destructive process tends to flatten more than that of a unimolecular reaction.

    The Vitamine Manual

  • An innovative unimolecular precursor structure based on cadmium-bis(benzylthiolates), Cd(SBz)

    Journal of Physical Chemistry C

  • Photoactuated unimolecular logical switching attained reconstruction (PULSAR) acronyms for this technique: PALM, F-PALM, and STORM.

    Everyday Scientist


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