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Zippers: Base Catalysis

Peter Atkins

in Reactions: The private life of atoms

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199695126
eISBN:
9780191918445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199695126.003.0023
Subject:
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

A base, you should recall from Reaction 2, is the second hand clapping to the acid’s first. That is, whereas an acid is a proton donor, a base is its beneficiary as a proton acceptor. The paradigm ... More


Venice and Milan (1811–1814)

Richard Osborne

in Rossini: His Life and Works

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195181296
eISBN:
9780199851416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181296.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Gioachino Rossini returned home from Venice with money in his pocket and the hope of a new commission. Unfortunately, Bologna was no longer the best place to be. By 1811 Milan had taken over as ... More


Miscellanea

in Jewish Poet and Intellectual in Seventeenth-Century Venice: The Works of Sarra Copia Sulam in Verse and Prose Along with Writings of Her Contemporaries in Her Praise, Condemnation, or Defense

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226779881
eISBN:
9780226779874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226779874.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This part includes sonnets by Gabriele Zinano and Sarra Copia Sulam's response to one of them. Leon Modena, the rabbi closely involved in Sulam's biography, was privy to the content of the letters ... More


Fasteners: Acid Catalysis

Peter Atkins

in Reactions: The private life of atoms

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199695126
eISBN:
9780191918445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199695126.003.0022
Subject:
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

I explained the general basis of catalysis in Reaction 11, where I showed that it accelerated a reaction by opening a new, faster route from reactants to products. One of the ways to achieve ... More


The Attractions of the North: Early Film Expeditions to the Exotic Snowscape

Marina Dahlquist

in Films on Ice: Cinemas of the Arctic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748694174
eISBN:
9781474408561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694174.003.0022
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines a large number of actualités - short non-fiction films from the early history of cinema - set in the Scandinavian Arctic. Exemplifying with early documentaries made by primarily ... More


Farm Worker Futurisms in Speculative Culture: George Lucas and Ester Hernandez

Curtis Marez

in Farm Worker Futurism: Speculative Technologies of Resistance

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816672318
eISBN:
9781452954288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672318.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In Chapter Three, I suggest that the technological visions of California agribusiness in the films of George Lucas and the art of Ester Hernandez connect agribusiness to influential forms of white ... More


Reactivity of superoxide ion

Donald T. Sawyer and R. J. P. Williams

in Oxygen Chemistry

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195057980
eISBN:
9780197560112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195057980.003.0011
Subject:
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

Reduction of dioxygen by electron transfer yields superoxide ion (O2-.), which has its negative charge and electronic spin density delocalized between the two oxygens. As such it has limited ... More


Rate Coefficients and Mechanisms of Atmospheric Oxidation of the Esters

Jack Calvert, Abdelwahid Mellouki, John Orlando, Michael Pilling, and Timothy Wallington

in Mechanisms of Atmospheric Oxidation of the Oxygenates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199767076
eISBN:
9780197563120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199767076.003.0010
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Atmospheric Sciences

Esters are emitted directly into the atmosphere from both natural and anthropogenic sources and are produced during the atmospheric oxidation of ethers. Methyl acetate and ethyl acetate have found ... More


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