It is shown that in the reaction O(1D)+H2→OH+H, the total reaction cross sections are almost entirely due to insertion and the contribution to the total cross section from abstraction is negligible. (AIP).

chemical reaction kinetics, chemical reactions, cross sections, hydrogen, oxygen
The Journal of Chemical Physics
Ottawa-Carleton Chemistry Institute

Ransome, S.W., & Wright, J.S. (1982). Abstraction vs insertion in O(1D)+H2→OH+H. The Journal of Chemical Physics, 77(12), 6346–6348. doi:10.1063/1.443810