Nitrogen: Formation by Photooxidation of Ethylene in the Presence of Its Oxides

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Science  26 Nov 1965:
Vol. 150, Issue 3700, pp. 1161-1162
DOI: 10.1126/science.150.3700.1161


The apparent lack of nitrogen balance for the photooxidation systems containing olefin and nitrogen oxides can beexplained by evidence for the production of molecular nitrogen; molecular nitrogen was identified by gas chromatography and mass spectrometry.