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Cyclic octaatomic sulfur

Gas phase ion energetics data

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Data compilation copyright by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on behalf of the U.S.A. All rights reserved.

Data compiled as indicated in comments:
LBLHLM - Sharon G. Lias, John E. Bartmess, Joel F. Liebman, John L. Holmes, Rhoda D. Levin, and W. Gary Mallard
LLK - Sharon G. Lias, Rhoda D. Levin, and Sherif A. Kafafi
RDSH - Henry M. Rosenstock, Keith Draxl, Bruce W. Steiner, and John T. Herron
B - John E. Bartmess

Electron affinity determinations

EA (eV) Method Reference Comment
3.590 ± 0.050LPDHunsicker, Jones, et al., 1995Vertical Detachment Energy: 3.87 eV.; B

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
9.3 ± 0.2EIRosinger, Grade, et al., 1983LBLHLM
9.04 ± 0.03PIBerkowitz and Lifshitz, 1968RDSH
9.6 ± 0.2EIBerkowitz and Chupka, 1964RDSH
7.3 ± 0.3EIHagemann, 1962RDSH
9.40PERichardson and Weinberger, 1975Vertical value; LLK
9.23PEBoschi and Schmidt, 1973Vertical value; LLK

Appearance energy determinations

Ion AE (eV) Other Products MethodReferenceComment
S3+12.6 ± 0.5?EIBerkowitz and Chupka, 1964RDSH
S4+12.5 ± 0.3?EIBerkowitz and Chupka, 1964RDSH
S5+10.2S3PIBerkowitz and Lifshitz, 1968RDSH
S6+<=11.0S2PIBerkowitz and Lifshitz, 1968RDSH
S6+10.1 ± 0.3S2EIBerkowitz and Chupka, 1964RDSH


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Hunsicker, Jones, et al., 1995
Hunsicker, S.; Jones, R.O.; Gantefor, G., Rings and chains in sulfur cluster anions S- to S-9(-): Theory (simulated annealing) and experiment (photoelectron detachment), J. Chem. Phys., 1995, 102, 15, 5917, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.469326 . [all data]

Rosinger, Grade, et al., 1983
Rosinger, W.; Grade, M.; Hirschwald, W., Detection of ion states of S2 to S8 by electron impact, Int. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Processes, 1983, 47, 239. [all data]

Berkowitz and Lifshitz, 1968
Berkowitz, J.; Lifshitz, C., Photoionization of high temperature vapors. II. Sulfur molecular species, J. Chem. Phys., 1968, 48, 4346. [all data]

Berkowitz and Chupka, 1964
Berkowitz, J.; Chupka, W.A., Vaporization processes involving sulfur, J. Chem. Phys., 1964, 40, 287. [all data]

Hagemann, 1962
Hagemann, R., Determination de la chaleur de formation de S2O par spectrometrie de masse, Compt. Rend., 1962, 255, 1102. [all data]

Richardson and Weinberger, 1975
Richardson, N.V.; Weinberger, P., The electronic structure of the S8 molecule, J. Electron Spectrosc. Relat. Phenom., 1975, 6, 109. [all data]

Boschi and Schmidt, 1973
Boschi, R.; Schmidt, W., The photoelectron spectrum and structure of sulfur in the gas phase at 140 C, Inorg. Nucl. Chem. Lett., 1973, 9, 643. [all data]


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