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 @A00166@ A :B is divided in the course of its @D01803@, the @A00155@ 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: Heterogeneous Catalysis) on page 76 [Terms] [Paper]