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Gas phase ion energetics data

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Data evaluated as indicated in comments:
L - Sharon G. Lias

Data compiled as indicated in comments:
LL - Sharon G. Lias and Joel F. Liebman
LLK - Sharon G. Lias, Rhoda D. Levin, and Sherif A. Kafafi
B - John E. Bartmess

View reactions leading to C14H12+ (ion structure unspecified)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
IE (evaluated)7.656 ± 0.001eVN/AN/AL

Electron affinity determinations

EA (eV) Method Reference Comment
0.390 ± 0.020LPESVogeler, Siegert, et al., 2011B
<0.390 ± 0.061ECDWojnarovits and Foldiak, 1981(E) isomer. EA is an upper limit: Chen and Wentworth, 1989. G3MP2B3 calculations indicate an EA of ca. 0.4 eV; B

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
7.6558 ± 0.0005TETakahashi and Kimura, 1995LL
7.70 ± 0.02PEMaier and Turner, 1973LLK
7.70 ± 0.03PIPotapov, Kardash, et al., 1972LLK
7.76PEDewar and Goodman, 1972LLK
7.87PEKobayashi, Yokota, et al., 1975Vertical value; LLK
7.90 ± 0.05PEDistefano, Mazzucato, et al., 1975Vertical value; LLK
7.91 ± 0.05PEGoetz, Marschner, et al., 1974Vertical value; LLK


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Vogeler, Siegert, et al., 2011
Vogeler, F.; Siegert, S.; Marian, C.M.; Weinkauf, R., T-1, T-2 State Energies and Electron Affinities of Small alpha,omega-Diphenylpolyenes Investigated by Anion Photodetachment Photoelectron Spectroscopy and Excited-State Theory, Chemphyschem, 2011, 12, 10, 1948-1956, https://doi.org/10.1002/cphc.201001083 . [all data]

Wojnarovits and Foldiak, 1981
Wojnarovits, L.; Foldiak, G., Electron capture detection of aromatic hydrocarbons, J. Chromatogr. Sci., 1981, 206, 511. [all data]

Chen and Wentworth, 1989
Chen, E.C.M.; Wentworth, W.E., Experimental Determination of Electron Affinities of Organic Molecules, Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst., 1989, 171, 271. [all data]

Takahashi and Kimura, 1995
Takahashi, M.; Kimura, K., ZEKE Photoelectron spectra of trans-stilbene in the S1 state, J. Phys. Chem., 1995, 99, 1628. [all data]

Maier and Turner, 1973
Maier, J.P.; Turner, D.W., Steric inhibition of resonance studied by molecular photoelectron spectroscopy. Part 2. Phenylethylenes, J. Chem. Soc. Faraday Trans. 2, 1973, 69, 196. [all data]

Potapov, Kardash, et al., 1972
Potapov, V.K.; Kardash, I.E.; Sorokin, V.V.; Sokolov, S.A.; Evlasheva, T.I., Photoionization of heteroaromatic compounds, Khim. Vys. Energ., 1972, 6, 392. [all data]

Dewar and Goodman, 1972
Dewar, M.J.S.; Goodman, D.W., Photoelectron spectra of molecules. Part 5.--Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, J. Chem. Soc. Faraday Trans. 2, 1972, 68, 1784. [all data]

Kobayashi, Yokota, et al., 1975
Kobayashi, T.; Yokota, K.; Nagakura, S., Photoelectron spectra of the cis- trans-isomers of some ethylene derivatives, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 1975, 48, 412. [all data]

Distefano, Mazzucato, et al., 1975
Distefano, G.; Mazzucato, U.; Modelli, A.; Pignataro, S.; Orlandi, G., Photoelectron (He I) spectroscopic study of styrylpyridines, J. Chem. Soc. Faraday Trans. 2, 1975, 71, 1583. [all data]

Goetz, Marschner, et al., 1974
Goetz, H.; Marschner, F.; Juds, H., Zur n-pi Wechselwirkung im Benzalanilin, Tetrahedron, 1974, 30, 1133. [all data]


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