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Gold dimer


Gas phase ion energetics data

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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
1.93930 ± 0.00060N/ALeon, Yang, et al., 2013see also Leon, Yang, et al., 20132; B
1.940 ± 0.035N/AZheng, Li, et al., 2007B
1.940 ± 0.020LPESZhai, Kiran, et al., 2004Vertical Detachment Energy: 2.01±0.02 eV; B
1.951 ± 0.050LPESTaylor, Pettiettehall, et al., 1992EA set as 0.2 eV above onset to correct for unresolved hot bands.; B
1.93998 ± 0.00052LPDGantefor, Cox, et al., 1990B
2.010 ± 0.010LPESHo, Ervin, et al., 1990Stated electron affinity is the Vertical Detachment Energy; B

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
8.7 ± 1.0EIGupta and Gingerich, 1979LLK
9.5 ± 0.3EIStearns and Kohl, 1973LLK
9.5 ± 0.3EIStearns and Kohl, 1973, 2LLK
9.7 ± 0.4EIGingerich, 1971LLK
9.7 ± 0.3EIGingerich and Finkbeiner, 1970RDSH
9.2 ± 0.4EIGingerich, 1969RDSH

References

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Leon, Yang, et al., 2013
Leon, I.; Yang, Z.; Wang, L.S., High resolution photoelectron imaging of Au-2(-), J. Chem. Phys., 2013, 138, 18, 184304, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4803477 . [all data]

Zheng, Li, et al., 2007
Zheng, W.; Li, X.; Eustis, S.; Grubisic, A.; Thomas, O.; de Clercq, H.; Bowen, K., Anion photoelectron spectroscopy of Au-(H2O)(1,2), Au-2(-)(D2O)(1-4), and AuOH-, Chem. Phys. Lett., 2007, 444, 4-6, 232-236, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cplett.2007.07.036 . [all data]

Zhai, Kiran, et al., 2004
Zhai, H.-J.; Kiran, B.; Wang, L.-S., Observation of Au2H- impurity in pure gold clusters and Implications for the Anomalous Au-Au Distance in Gold Nanowires, J. Chem. Phys., 2004, 121, 17, 8231, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1802491 . [all data]

Taylor, Pettiettehall, et al., 1992
Taylor, K.J.; Pettiettehall, C.L.; Cheshnovsky, O.; Smalley, R.E., Ultraviolet Photoelectron Spectra of Coinage Metal Clusters, J. Chem. Phys., 1992, 96, 4, 3319, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.461927 . [all data]

Gantefor, Cox, et al., 1990
Gantefor, G.F.; Cox, D.M.; Kaldor, A., High Resolution Photodetachment Spectroscopy of Jet-Cooled Metal Cluster Anions - Au2- and Ag3-, J. Chem. Phys., 1990, 93, 11, 8395, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.459272 . [all data]

Ho, Ervin, et al., 1990
Ho, J.; Ervin, K.M.; Lineberger, W.C., Photoelectron Spectroscopy of Metal Cluster Anions - Cun-, Agn-, and Aun-, J. Chem. Phys., 1990, 93, 10, 6987, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.459475 . [all data]

Gupta and Gingerich, 1979
Gupta, S.K.; Gingerich, K.A., Knudsen effusion mass spectrometric determination of the dissociation energy of diniobium, Nb2(g), and the heat of sublimation of solid niobium, J. Chem. Phys., 1979, 70, 5350. [all data]

Stearns and Kohl, 1973
Stearns, C.A.; Kohl, F.J., Mass spectrometric determination of the dissociation energies of AlC2, Al2C2, and AlAuC2, J. Phys. Chem., 1973, 77, 136. [all data]

Stearns and Kohl, 1973, 2
Stearns, C.A.; Kohl, F.J., Mass spectrometric determination of the dissociation energies of gaseous Al2, AlSi, and AlSiO, High Temp. Sci., 1973, 5, 113. [all data]

Gingerich, 1971
Gingerich, K.A., Gaseous metal borides. III. The dissociation energy and heat of formation of gold monoboride, J. Chem. Phys., 1971, 54, 2646. [all data]

Gingerich and Finkbeiner, 1970
Gingerich, K.A.; Finkbeiner, H.C., Mass spectrometric determination of the dissociation energies of LaAu, CeAu, PrAu, and NdAu and predicted stability of gaseous monoaurides of electropositive metals, J. Chem. Phys., 1970, 52, 2956. [all data]

Gingerich, 1969
Gingerich, K.A., Gaseous metal silicides. I. Dissociation energy of the molecule AuSi, J. Chem. Phys., 1969, 50, 5426. [all data]


Notes

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