process in which the reacting system remains on a single electronic surface in passing from reactants to products. For adiabatic electron transfer
the electronic transmission factor
is close to unity.
PAC, 1996, 68, 2223
(Glossary of terms used in photochemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1996))
on page 2227
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