Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsChemistry · 2 months ago

Is it possible for a compound at a given set of ambient conditions to be thermodynamically stable but kinetically unstable?

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  • 2 months ago
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    If the compound is thermodynamically stable, it won't undergo a change, so no, this is not a possible situation. The converse (kinetically stable but thermodynamically unstable) is quite possible, though.

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