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The first step of thermal or steam cracking of octane involves radical cleavage into two (shorter) radicals.

Industrial Organic Chemistry, 3rd. Ed. K. Weissermel, H.-J. Arpe, VCH (1997)

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Interaction, Reaction, Process defined as:
British A-Level Chemistry: AS
Cracking, Thermal
Decomposition by Heat (Pyrolysis)
Radical Cleavage

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