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Phosphorus, mol. (P4)

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:
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
>1.350 ± 0.050LPESJones, Ganteför, et al., 1995Stated electron affinity is the Vertical Detachment Energy; B

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
9.34PIDrowart, Smets, et al., 1978LLK
9.25PISmets, Coppens, et al., 1977LLK
10.0 ± 0.5EISmoes and Drowart, 1973LLK
9.10 ± 0.05PEEvans, Joachim, et al., 1972LLK
9.2PEBrundle, Kuebler, et al., 1972LLK
9.2 ± 0.3EICarlson, Kohl, et al., 1968RDSH
9.08 ± 0.05PIHart, Robin, et al., 1965Unpublished result of K. Watanabe; RDSH
10.8 ± 0.3EIGutbier, 1961RDSH

Appearance energy determinations

Ion AE (eV) Other Products MethodReferenceComment
P+14.?EICarette and Kerwin, 1961RDSH
P2+12.85 ± 0.01?PIDrowart, Smets, et al., 1978LLK
P2+12.85 ± 0.03P2PISmets, Coppens, et al., 1977LLK
P2+14.3?EICarette and Kerwin, 1961RDSH
P3+12.54 ± 0.01?PIDrowart, Smets, et al., 1978LLK
P3+12.54 ± 0.03PPISmets, Coppens, et al., 1977LLK
P3+14.3 ± 0.3PEICarlson, Kohl, et al., 1968RDSH
P3+14.5PEICarette and Kerwin, 1961RDSH


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Jones, Ganteför, et al., 1995
Jones, R.O.; Ganteför, G.; Hunsicker, S.; Pieperhoff, P., Structure and Spectroscopy of Phosphorous Cluster anions: Theory (simulated annealing) and Experiment (Photoelectron Detachment), J. Chem. Phys., 1995, 103, 22, 9549, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.469969 . [all data]

Drowart, Smets, et al., 1978
Drowart, J.; Smets, J.; Reynaert, J.C.; Coppens, P., Mass spectrometric study of the photoionization of inorganic gases vapours, Adv. Mass Spectrom., 1978, 7, 647. [all data]

Smets, Coppens, et al., 1977
Smets, J.; Coppens, P.; Drowart, J., Photoionization with mass spectrometric analysis of the tetraphosphorus molecule, Chem. Phys., 1977, 20, 243. [all data]

Smoes and Drowart, 1973
Smoes, S.; Drowart, J., Atomization energies of phosphorus oxides, Faraday Symp. Chem. Soc., 1973, 139. [all data]

Evans, Joachim, et al., 1972
Evans, S.; Joachim, P.J.; Orchard, A.F.; Turner, D.W., A study of the orbital electronic structure of the P4 molecule by photoelectron spectroscopy, Int. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Phys., 1972, 9, 41. [all data]

Brundle, Kuebler, et al., 1972
Brundle, C.R.; Kuebler, N.A.; Robin, M.B.; Basch, H., Ionization potentials of the tetraphosphorus molecule, Inorg. Chem., 1972, 11, 20. [all data]

Carlson, Kohl, et al., 1968
Carlson, K.D.; Kohl, F.J.; Uy, O.M., Mass spectrometry of molecules of the nitrogen family, Advan. Chem. Ser., 1968, 72, 245. [all data]

Hart, Robin, et al., 1965
Hart, R.R.; Robin, M.B.; Kuebler, N.A., 3p Orbitals, bent bonds, and the electronic spectrum of the P2 molecule, J. Chem. Phys., 1965, 42, 3631. [all data]

Gutbier, 1961
Gutbier, H., Massenspektrometrische Untersuchungen der Verdampfungsvorgange bei einigen Verbindungen mit Zinkblende-Gitter im Temperaturbereich um 1000 degree K, Z. Naturforsch. A:, 1961, 16, 268. [all data]

Carette and Kerwin, 1961
Carette, J.-D.; Kerwin, L., Une etude du phosphore rouge par spectrometrie de masse, Can. J. Phys., 1961, 39, 1300. [all data]


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