Gas-phase reactions of aryl radicals with 2-butyne: an experimental and theoretical investigation employing the N-methyl-pyridinium-4-yl radical cation
Adrian KY Lam, Cong Li, George Khairallah, Benjamin B Kirk, Stephen J Blanksby, Adam J Trevitt, Uta Wille, Richard AJ O'Hair, Gabriel da Silva
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics | ROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY | Published : 2012
Awarded by ARC via the ARC Centre of Excellence in Free Radical Chemistry and Biotechnology
We thank the ARC for financial support via the ARC Centre of Excellence in Free Radical Chemistry and Biotechnology (CE0561607) and Discovery grants to A.J.T. (DP1094135) and G.d.S (DP110103889). We are also grateful for support from the ACS Petroleum Research Fund and the University of Melbourne Interdisciplinary Seed Funding Scheme. The authors gratefully acknowledge the generous allocation of computing time from both the Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing (VPAC) and the NCI National Facility. The authors would also like to thank the ARC and VICS for funding of the LTQ-FT hybrid mass spectrometer instrument and William Alexander Donald for modifying the instrument to allow the study of ion-molecule reactions.