From WebRef.org
Jump to: navigation, search
(Created page with "Cl<sub>2</sub> + hv -> 2Cl* (this reaction produces chlorine radicals)<br/> Cl* + O<sub>3</sub> -> ClO* + O<sub>2</sub> (chlorine reacts with ozone to form chlorine monoxide)...")
 
Line 3: Line 3:
 
O<sub>3</sub> + hv -> O* + O<sub>2</sub> (ozone is also photolyzed to produce atomic oxygen)<br/>
 
O<sub>3</sub> + hv -> O* + O<sub>2</sub> (ozone is also photolyzed to produce atomic oxygen)<br/>
 
ClO* + O* -> Cl* + O<sub>2</sub> (chlorine radicals are reformed)<br/>
 
ClO* + O* -> Cl* + O<sub>2</sub> (chlorine radicals are reformed)<br/>
---------------------<br/>
+
- - - - - - - - - - -<br/>
 
NET: 2O<sub>3</sub> -> 3O<sub>2</sub> (the result is conversion of ozone to molecular oxygen)
 
NET: 2O<sub>3</sub> -> 3O<sub>2</sub> (the result is conversion of ozone to molecular oxygen)
  
 
Source: Atmospheric Chemistry Glossary
 
Source: Atmospheric Chemistry Glossary

Revision as of 13:43, 29 May 2019

Cl2 + hv -> 2Cl* (this reaction produces chlorine radicals)
Cl* + O3 -> ClO* + O2 (chlorine reacts with ozone to form chlorine monoxide)
O3 + hv -> O* + O2 (ozone is also photolyzed to produce atomic oxygen)
ClO* + O* -> Cl* + O2 (chlorine radicals are reformed)
- - - - - - - - - - -
NET: 2O3 -> 3O2 (the result is conversion of ozone to molecular oxygen)

Source: Atmospheric Chemistry Glossary