Mechanism and kinetics of hydrated electron diffusion.

@article{Tay2008MechanismAK,
  title={Mechanism and kinetics of hydrated electron diffusion.},
  author={Kafui A Tay and François-Xavier Coudert and Anne Boutin},
  journal={The Journal of chemical physics},
  year={2008},
  volume={129 5},
  pages={
          054505
        }
}
Molecular dynamics simulations are used to study the mechanism and kinetics of hydrated electron diffusion. The electron center of mass is found to exhibit Brownian-type behavior with a diffusion coefficient considerably greater than that of the solvent. As previously postulated by both experimental and theoretical works, the instantaneous response of the electron to the librational motions of surrounding water molecules constitutes the principal mode of motion. The diffusive mechanism can be… 
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