G. S. Yablonsky

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For many real physico-chemical complex systems detailed mechanism includes both reversible and irreversible reactions. Such systems are typical in homogeneous combustion and heterogeneous catalytic oxidation. Most complex enzyme reactions include irreversible steps. The classical thermodynamics has no limit for irreversible reactions whereas the kinetic(More)
– We study coupled irreversible processes. For linear or linearized kinetics with microreversibility, ˙ x = Kx, the kinetic operator K is symmetric in the entropic inner product. This form of Onsager's reciprocal relations implies that the shift in time, exp(Kt), is also a symmetric operator. This generates the reciprocity relations between the kinetic(More)
The century of complexity has come. Many people write and speak about complexity. The statement of the great physicist Stephen Hawking, " I think the next century will be the century of complexity, " in his 'millennium' interview on January 23, 2000 (San Jose Mercury News) became a widely cited prophecy. The face of science has changed (see cartoon in Fig.(More)
Semiconductor photocatalytic process has been studied extensively in recent years due to its intriguing advantages in environmental remediation. In this study, a two-phase swirl-flow monolithic-type reactor is used to study the kinetics of photocatalytic degradation of benzoic acid in immobilized systems. Transport contributions into the observed(More)
40% of ultrapure silicon is lost as kerf during slicing to produce wafers. Kerf is currently not being recycled due to engineering challenges and costs associated with removing its abundant impurities. Carbon left behind from the lubricant remains as one of the most difficult contaminants to remove in kerf without significant silicon oxidation. The present(More)
We introduce dual kinetic chronoamperometry, in which reciprocal relations are established between the kinetic curves of electrochemical reactions that start from symmetrical initial conditions. We have performed numerical and experimental studies in which the kinetic curves of the electron-transfer processes are analyzed for a reversible first order(More)
EXTENDED ABSTRACT The analysis of complex reaction networks can be performed in two complementary ways: (a) Insight in the chemistry of the investigated process can be translated into so-called chemical rules. This can be implemented as algorithms in computer code, allowing the automatic generation of reaction networks consisting of several thousands of(More)