homolytic dissociative adsorption

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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 @[email protected] A :B is divided in the course of its @[email protected], the @[email protected] is homolytic dissociative adsorption.
Source:
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]