hard-sphere collision theory

hard-sphere collision theory

[′härd ‚sfir kə′lizh·ən ‚thē·ə·rē]
(physical chemistry)
A theory for calculating reaction rate constants for biomolecular gas-phase reactions in which the molecules are considered to be colliding, hard spheres.
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