Articles | Volume 20, issue 12
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 7429–7458, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-7429-2020
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 7429–7458, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-7429-2020

Research article 26 Jun 2020

Research article | 26 Jun 2020

H migration in peroxy radicals under atmospheric conditions

Luc Vereecken and Barbara Nozière

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Alkyl peroxy radicals, RO2, are important intermediates in the oxidation of organic material in the atmosphere. It was shown earlier that hydrogen atom migration within RO2 can be important and results in the formation of additional oxidants and large highly oxygenated molecules that lead to more and larger aerosols. In this work we propose a method for predicting the chemical rate for these H migrations in RO2, helping atmospheric models to correctly include these reactions.
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