Thermodynamic unfeasibilty of recycling in chiral autocatalytic kinetic models

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Abstract

Two recent chiral autocatalytic models involving recycling are shown to violate the second law of thermodynamics directly, which questions the feasibility of the concept of recycling.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)13-19
Number of pages7
JournalReaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters
Volume95
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2008

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Keywords

  • Asymmetric amplification
  • Origin of homochirality
  • Recycling

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Catalysis

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Thermodynamic unfeasibilty of recycling in chiral autocatalytic kinetic models. / Lente, G.

In: Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters, Vol. 95, No. 1, 10.2008, p. 13-19.

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