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1,4-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, dimethyl ester

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Gas phase ion energetics data

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Data evaluated as indicated in comments:
HL - Edward P. Hunter and Sharon G. Lias

Data compiled as indicated in comments:
RDSH - Henry M. Rosenstock, Keith Draxl, Bruce W. Steiner, and John T. Herron
B - John E. Bartmess

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Proton affinity (review)843.2kJ/molN/AHunter and Lias, 1998HL
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Gas basicity812.3kJ/molN/AHunter and Lias, 1998HL

Electron affinity determinations

EA (eV) Method Reference Comment
0.824 ± 0.087IMREMishima, Huh, et al., 1995«DELTA»Gea(343 K)=-20.2 kcal/mol. Reanchored to EA(PhNO2), Kebarle and Chowdhury, 1987.; B
0.824 ± 0.087IMREHuh, Kang, et al., 1999«DELTA»G(EA) 343K; anchored to «DELTA»G value. Including anchor «DELTA»S, EA is ca. 0.4 kcal/mol more bound.; B
0.640011ECDKuhn, Levins, et al., 1968Done at constant temperature, accuracy uncertain: Chen and Wentworth, 1989;; B

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
9.78 ± 0.03EIKuhn, Levins, et al., 1968RDSH


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Hunter and Lias, 1998
Hunter, E.P.; Lias, S.G., Evaluated Gas Phase Basicities and Proton Affinities of Molecules: An Update, J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data, 1998, 27, 3, 413-656, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.556018 . [all data]

Mishima, Huh, et al., 1995
Mishima, M.; Huh, C.; Lee, H.W.; Nakamura, H.; Fujio, M.; Tsuno, Y., Electron affinities of acetophenones and methyl benzoates. Varying resonance demand of aromatic radical anions, Tetrahed. Lett., 1995, 36, 13, 2265, https://doi.org/10.1016/0040-4039(95)00267-G . [all data]

Kebarle and Chowdhury, 1987
Kebarle, P.; Chowdhury, S., Electron affinities and electron transfer reactions, Chem. Rev., 1987, 87, 513. [all data]

Huh, Kang, et al., 1999
Huh, C.; Kang, C.H.; Lee, H.W.; Nakamura, H.; Mishima, M.; Tsuno, Y.; Yamataka, H., Thermodynamic stabilities and resonance demand of aromatic radical anions in the gas phase, Bull. Chem. Soc. Japan, 1999, 72, 5, 1083-1091, https://doi.org/10.1246/bcsj.72.1083 . [all data]

Kuhn, Levins, et al., 1968
Kuhn, W.F.; Levins, R.J.; Lilly, A.C., Jr., Electron affinities and ionization potentials of phthalate compounds, J. Chem. Phys., 1968, 49, 5550. [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]


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