Abstract

Factor analysis has been applied to the analysis of the x-ray-induced decomposition of sodium perchlorate, which yields chlorate and chloride as products. The analysis indicates that the chlorate ion cannot be an intermediate in the perchlorate-to-chloride reduction, as has been reported. A new mechanism consistent with the analysis and rate data for the decomposition are discussed.

PDF Article

Cited By

OSA participates in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. Citing articles from OSA journals and other participating publishers are listed here.

Alert me when this article is cited.