Ultrafast aqueous bimolecular acid-base proton transfer: From direct exchange to sequential hopping

O. F. Mohammed, J. Dreyer, E. T J Nibbering, D. Pines, E. Pines

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Abstract

We explore the aqueous neutralization reaction between a photoacid ROH and carboxylate bases -OOCR' and show that proton transfer in loose complexes (ROH..H2O..-OOCR') occurs through intermediate water molecules in a sequential von Grotthuss type fashion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, UP 2006
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528101, 9781557528100
StatePublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, UP 2006 - Pacific Grove, CA, United States
Duration: Jul 31 2006Jul 31 2006

Other

OtherInternational Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, UP 2006
CountryUnited States
CityPacific Grove, CA
Period07/31/0607/31/06

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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