Perspective on "exchange reactions with activation energy. I. Simple barrier potential for (H, H2)"

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This paper provides an overview of the title paper by Karplus, Porter and Sharma, including a description of the history that led to this work, some details of the calculation and the results, and a discussion of subsequent developments in the field which were stimulated by this work.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)270-272
Number of pages3
JournalTheoretical Chemistry Accounts
Issue number3-4
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2000



  • Potential-energy surface
  • Quantum scattering
  • Quasiclassical trajectory method
  • Reactive cross section
  • Thermal rate coefficient

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  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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