High-pressure stopped-flow apparatus for the study of fast reactions in solution

Koji Ishihara, Shigenobu Funahashi, Motoharu Tanaka

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Abstract

A high-pressure stopped-flow apparatus with spectrophotometric detection has been exploited, which enables one to follow fast reactions in various media at pressure up to 2000 kg cm-2. The rate of the following reactions was successfully measured at various pressures: (1) reaction of nickel (II) nitrate with 1-(2-pyridylazo)-2-naphthol in glacial acetic acid and (2) reaction of nickel (II) perchlorate with isoquinoline in N,N-dimethylformamide. The apparatus allows the measurement of activation volumes for reactions with half-lives longer than several milliseconds.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1231-1234
Number of pages4
JournalReview of Scientific Instruments
Volume53
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1982 Dec 1

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  • Instrumentation

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