# Fractal Reaction Kinetics

@article{Kopelman1988FractalRK, title={Fractal Reaction Kinetics}, author={Raoul Kopelman}, journal={Science}, year={1988}, volume={241}, pages={1620 - 1626} }

Classical reaction kinetics has been found to be unsatisfactory when the reactants are spatially constrained on the microscopic level by either walls, phase boundaries, or force fields. Recently discovered theories of heterogeneous reaction kinetics have dramatic consequences, such as fractal orders for elementary reactions, self-ordering and self-unmixing of reactants, and rate coefficients with temporal "memories." The new theories were needed to explain the results of experiments and…

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