Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute, Les Arcs, France, June 30-July 11, 1986
Capture Collision Theory.- Collision Theory: Summary of the Panel Discussion.- Optical Studies of Product State Distributions in Thermal Energy Ion-Molecule Reactions.- Crossed-Molecular Beam Studies of Charge Transfer Reactions at Low and Intermediate Energy.- Production, Quenching and Reaction of Vibrationally Excited Ions in Collisions with Neutrals in Drift Tubes.- Kinetic Energy Dependence of Ion-Molecule Reactions: From Triatomics to Transition Metals.- Reactions of Transition Metal Ions with Cycloalkanes and Metal Carbonyls.- Gas Phase Metal Ion Chemistry: Summary of the Panel Discussion.- Dynamics of Dissociation and Reactions of Cluster Ions.- Growing Molecules with Ion/Molecule Reactions.- AB Initio Studies of Interstellar Molecular Ions.- Structures and Spectroscopic Properties of Small Negative Molecular Ions - Theory and Experiment.- AB Initio Calculations on Organic Ion Structures.- Formation of Anions in the Gas Phase.- Proton Transfer Reactions of Anions.- Assignment of Absolute Gas Phase Basicities of Small Molecules.- Kinetics and Equilibria of Electron Transfer Reactions: A? + B = A + B?. Determinations of Electron Affinities of A and B and Stabilities of.Adducts A2? and (A * B)?.- Ion Thermochemistry: Summary of the Panel Discussion.- Entropy-Driven Reactions: Summary of the Panel Discussion.- Organic Ion/Molecule Reactions: Summary of the Panel Discussion.- Experimental and Theoretical Studies of Small Organic Dications, Molecules with Highly Remarkable Properties.- Structure and Reactivity of Gaseous Ions Studied by a Combination of Mass Spectrometric, Nuclear Decay and Radiolytic Techniques.