PHYSThursday, 14 September 2006

8:00 AM-12:00 PM Grand Hyatt San Francisco -- San Francisco B/C, Oral
Frontiers in Molecular Dynamics: Experiment and Theory
Radical Intermediates in Bimolecular Reactions
Organizers:Laurie J. Butler
Joel M. Bowman
Presiding:R. E. Continetti
8:00 AMRecent progress in crossed molecular beam studies of radical-molecule and radical-radical reactions: From combustion to astrochemistry
Piergiorgio Casavecchia
8:40 AMTheoretical studies of potential energy surfaces, rate constants, and product branching ratios for the reactions of C2 and C3 with unsaturated hydrocarbons
Alexander M Mebel, Vadim V. Kislov, Ralf I. Kaiser
9:20 AMInvestigating the dynamics of the C(3P) + C2H2 (X) reaction
Ralf I. Kaiser, Ying Guo, Xibin Gu, Fangtong Zhang
9:40 AMUnimolecular dissociation of the propargyl radical intermediate of the CH + C2H2 and C + C2H3 reactions
Laura R. McCunn, Benjamin L. FitzPatrick, Maria J. Krisch, Laurie J. Butler, Chi-Wei Liang, Jim J. Lin
10:00 AMIntermission
10:20 AMProbing the barrier for CH2CHCO → CH2CH + CO by the velocity map imaging method
Kai-Chung Lau, Yi Liu, Laurie J. Butler
10:40 AMProbing the HOCO potential well: One and two-photon dissociative photodetachment of HOCO-
Zhou Lu, Robert E. Continetti
11:00 AMReactions of vinyl and ketenyl: The rich chemistry of unsaturated radicals
David L. Osborn, Stephen J. Klippenstein, Peng Zou
11:40 AMPhenomenological rate coefficients and product branching ratios for methanol decomposition and methyl radical-hydroxyl radical collisions
Ahren W. Jasper, Stephen J. Klippenstein, Lawrence B. Harding

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The 232nd ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, September 10-14, 2006