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Experimental and kinetic studies of gas-phase pyrolysis of n-C 4F10

Yu, H., Kennedy, E.M., Ong, W-H, Mackie, J.C., Han, W. and Dlugogorski, B.Z. (2008) Experimental and kinetic studies of gas-phase pyrolysis of n-C 4F10. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 47 (8). pp. 2579-2584.

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The gas-phase pyrolysis of n-C4F10 has been studied experimentally in a plug flow, isothermal α-alumina reactor at atmospheric pressure and various residence times over the temperature range of 873 to 1148 K. The major products are C2F6, C2F 4, C3F8, and C3F6 (CF3-CF=CF2). Minor products include Cyclo-C 4F8 (c-C4F8) and CO2. CF4 is detected in trace amounts at high temperatures. A kinetic reaction scheme involving 20 species and 30 reactions is developed and used to model n-C4F10 pyrolysis. A generally satisfactory agreement between experimental and modeling results is obtained on the conversion levels of n-C4F10 and the rates of formation of C2F6 and C3F8.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: American Chemical Society
Copyright: © 2008 American Chemical Society.
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