Time-resolved lif detection of silylene in the IR MPD of ethylsilane

D. M. Rayner, R. P. Steer, P. A. Hackett, C. L. Wilson, P. John

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Silylene has been observed in the collisionless IR MPD of ethylsilane via LIF. A mechanism for the unimolecular dissociation of ethylsilane which is consistent with known shock-induced dissociation and IR MPD data is advanced. © 1986.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)449-452
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Physics Letters
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 24 Jan 1986


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