bond-dissociation energy, \(D\)

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.B00699
The @E02141@ (per @M03980@) required to break a given bond of some specific molecular entity by homolysis, e.g. for B00699.png, symbolized as \(D\left(\text{CH}_{3}\,-\text{H}\right)\) (cf. heterolytic @B00698@ energy).
See also:
bond energy
Sources:
PAC, 1990, 62, 2167. (Glossary of atmospheric chemistry terms (Recommendations 1990)) on page 2176 [Terms] [Paper]
PAC, 1994, 66, 1077. (Glossary of terms used in physical organic chemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1994)) on page 1089 [Terms] [Paper]