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Chapter 7

Protons that Come and Go

It was mentioned in Chapter 3.2 that EROS treats hydrogen atoms on either side of a reaction as being the same atom for pragmatic reasons while, in reality, according to the accepted reaction mechanism, they often are not. The nomadic propensity of protons presents all sorts of headaches for chemist...
Print publication date: 23 Sep 2009
Copyright year: 2009
Print ISBN: 978-0-85404-160-2
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84755-980-7