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A fragmentation that results from one of a pair of electrons between two atoms moving to form a pair with the odd electron. After fragmentation, the atom that contains the charge when the ion is formed retains the charge. A radical is lost as a result of the fragmentation. This reaction involves the movement of a single electron and is symbolized by a single-barbed arrow.  
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Fragmentation of an [[odd electron ion]] that results from one of a pair of electrons that form a bond between two atoms moving to form a pair with the odd electron on the atom at the apparent charge site. Fragmentation results in the formation of an [[even electron ion]] and a radical. This reaction involves the movement of a single electron and is symbolized by a single-barbed arrow. Synonymous with [[Homolysis]].
 
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*[[Heterolytic Cleavage]]
  
 
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Revision as of 04:38, 27 December 2005

DRAFT DEFINITION
Homolysis

Fragmentation of an odd electron ion that results from one of a pair of electrons that form a bond between two atoms moving to form a pair with the odd electron on the atom at the apparent charge site. Fragmentation results in the formation of an even electron ion and a radical. This reaction involves the movement of a single electron and is symbolized by a single-barbed arrow. Synonymous with Homolysis.

Considered between 2004 and 2006 but not included in the 2006 PAC submission
This is an unofficial draft definition presented for information and comment.

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