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Mechanism of the thermal decomposition of polystyrene peroxide

Kishore, K (1981) Mechanism of the thermal decomposition of polystyrene peroxide. In: Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 21 (1). pp. 15-19.

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The thermal degradation of polystyrene peroxide was carried out using differential scanning calorimetry. The activation energy (E) was found to be 136 kJ mole–1 at all extents of decomposition. TheE value was found to correspond to-O-O-dissociation. The order of reaction was found to decrease from 2 to 1 as the decomposition progresse.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry
Publisher: springer
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Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Inorganic & Physical Chemistry
Date Deposited: 13 Jan 2010 05:16
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:43
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/22756

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