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Potassium, compound with rubidium (1:1)


Gas phase ion energetics data

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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
B - John E. Bartmess

Electron affinity determinations

EA (eV) Method Reference Comment
0.486 ± 0.020LPESEaton, Sarkas, et al., 1992Vertical Detachment Energy: 0.579±0.015 eV.; B

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
3.9 ± 0.1PIKappes and Schumacher, 1985LBLHLM

Constants of diatomic molecules

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Data compiled by: Klaus P. Huber and Gerhard H. Herzberg

Data collected through January, 1977

Symbols used in the table of constants
SymbolMeaning
State electronic state and / or symmetry symbol
Te minimum electronic energy (cm-1)
ωe vibrational constant – first term (cm-1)
ωexe vibrational constant – second term (cm-1)
ωeye vibrational constant – third term (cm-1)
Be rotational constant in equilibrium position (cm-1)
αe rotational constant – first term (cm-1)
γe rotation-vibration interaction constant (cm-1)
De centrifugal distortion constant (cm-1)
βe rotational constant – first term, centrifugal force (cm-1)
re internuclear distance (Å)
Trans. observed transition(s) corresponding to electronic state
ν00 position of 0-0 band (units noted in table)
Diatomic constants for (39)K(85)Rb
StateTeomegaeomegaexeomegaeyeBealphaegammaeDebetaereTrans.nu00
Diffuse absorption band at 20160 cm-1
Walter and Barratt, 1928
X 1Sigma+  (75.5) 1        (4.07) 1  

Notes

1Interpolated values based on the constants for K2 and Rb2 Cavaliere, Ferrante, et al., 1975.

References

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Eaton, Sarkas, et al., 1992
Eaton, J.G.; Sarkas, H.W.; Arnold, S.T.; Mchugh, K.M.; Bowen, K.H., Negative Ion Photoelectron Spectroscopy of the Heteronuclear Alkali-Metal Dimer and Trimer Anions - NaK-, KRb-, RbCS-, KCs-, Na2K-, and K2Cs, Chem. Phys. Lett., 1992, 193, 1-3, 141, https://doi.org/10.1016/0009-2614(92)85697-9 . [all data]

Kappes and Schumacher, 1985
Kappes, M.M.; Schumacher, E., Generation, spectroscopic and chemical characterization of metal clusters (Mx, x < 65), a progress report, Surf. Sci., 1985, 156, 1. [all data]

Walter and Barratt, 1928
Walter, J.M.; Barratt, S., The existence of intermetallic compounds in the vapour state. The spectra of the alkali metals, and of their alloys with each other, Proc. R. Soc. London A, 1928, 119, 257. [all data]

Cavaliere, Ferrante, et al., 1975
Cavaliere, P.; Ferrante, G.; Lo Cascio, L., Interpolated values of spectroscopic constants of asymmetric alkali molecules and molecular ions, J. Chem. Phys., 1975, 62, 4753. [all data]


Notes

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