Resonances in Reaction Dynamics

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Science  10 Mar 2006:
Vol. 311, Issue 5766, pp. 1383-1385
DOI: 10.1126/science.1124421

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Resonances--sharp changes in behavior when particles interact--in chemical reactions can reveal the vibration and rotation of reactants and products. This approach has been applied to the dissociation of formaldehyde and the reaction of fluorine with hydrogen.