The role of alkoxy radicals in the heterogeneous reaction of two structural isomers of dimethylsuccinic acid.

@article{Cheng2015TheRO,
  title={The role of alkoxy radicals in the heterogeneous reaction of two structural isomers of dimethylsuccinic acid.},
  author={C. Cheng and M. Chan and K. Wilson},
  journal={Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP},
  year={2015},
  volume={17 38},
  pages={
          25309-21
        }
}
A key challenge in understanding the transformation chemistry of organic aerosols is to quantify how changes in molecular structure alter heterogeneous reaction mechanisms. Here we use two model systems to investigate how the relative locations of branched methyl groups control the heterogeneous reaction of OH with two isomers of dimethylsuccinic acid (C6H10O4). 2,2-Dimethylsuccinic acid (2,2-DMSA) and 2,3-dimethylsuccinic acid (2,3-DMSA) differ only in the location of the two branched methyl… Expand
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