Induced decomposition of di(tert-butyl)trioxide

S. L. Khursan, A. F. Khalizov, V. V. Shereshovets

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Thermal decomposition of di(tert-butyl)trioxide (ButOOOBut) in a wide range of concentrations was studied by visible and IR chemiluminescence. Induced decomposition of ButOOOBut caused by its reaction with the peroxy radicals formed in the solvent (CH2Cl2) was found and investigated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)884-887
Number of pages4
JournalRussian Chemical Bulletin
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1997
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Chemistry


  • Chemiluminescence
  • Di(tert-butyl)trioxide
  • Induced decomposition
  • Mechanism
  • Thermal decomposition
  • Trioxides


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