This paper provides a retrospective overview of the title paper written by Marcus around the middle of the twentieth century. A description of the history that led to this work, the basic features of the theory of electron-transfer reactions in solution developed in it, and a comment on its huge influence on succeeding developments are presented.
|Journal||Theoretical Chemistry Accounts|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2000|
- Electron-transfer reactions
- Free-energy barriers
- Inverted region
- Marcus theory
- Solvent fluctuations