sorptive insertion

in surface catalysis
https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.S05772
This is analogous to the process of @[email protected] @[email protected] in @[email protected] chemistry.
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This reaction might also be imagined to proceed by @[email protected] of C2H4 followed by ligand @[email protected] (an @[email protected]).
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 84 [Terms] [Paper]