## decay time

in heterogenous catalysis
https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.D01544
The time on stream during which the @O04322@ for the catalytic reaction, $$k$$, falls to a specified fraction of its original value, often 0.5.
Source:
PAC, 1976, 46, 71. (Manual of Symbols and Terminology for Physicochemical Quantities and Units - Appendix II. Definitions, Terminology and Symbols in Colloid and Surface Chemistry. Part II: Heterogeneous Catalysis) on page 83 [Terms] [Paper]