homolytic dissociative adsorption
Relates in the usual sense to the formal nature of the cleavage of a single bond.
If the electron pair in the bond of the adsorptiveA
is divided in the course of its dissociative adsorption
, the adsorption
is homolytic dissociative adsorption.
PAC, 1976, 46, 71
(Manual of Symbols and Terminology for Physicochemical Quantities and Units - Appendix
II. Definitions, Terminology and Symbols in Colloid and Surface Chemistry. Part II:
on page 76