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Table 1 Reaction rates at room temperature in spurs (reactions occurring between 10−10 and 10−7 s) (Belloni et al. 2008; Buxton et al. 1988)

From: Importance of radiolytic reactions during high-LET irradiation modalities: LET effect, role of O2 and radiosensitization by nanoparticles

Reaction Reaction rate (1010 dm3 mol−1 s−1)
H· + eaq + H2O → OH + H2 2.5
H· + ·OH → H2O 0.7
H· + H· →  H2 0.78
H3O+ + eaq → H· + H2O 2.3
·OH + eaq → OH 3.0
·OH + ·OH → H2O2 0.55
eaq + eaq + 2H2O → 2OH + H2 0.55