Silver trimer

Gas phase ion energetics data

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Data compiled as indicated in comments:
LL - Sharon G. Lias and Joel F. Liebman
B - John E. Bartmess

View reactions leading to Ag3+ (ion structure unspecified)

Electron affinity determinations

EA (eV) Method Reference Comment
2.430 ± 0.050LPESHandschuh, Cha, et al., 1995EA given is Vertical Detachment Energy. Adiabatic EA est as up to 1 eV smaller; B
2.66 ± 0.20LPESTaylor, Pettiettehall, et al., 1992EA set as 0.2 eV above onset to correct for unresolved hot bands.; B
<2.43997LPDGantefor, Cox, et al., 1990Not 0-0 transition, big Franck-Condon problem.; B
2.27 ± 0.10LPESGanteför, Gausa, et al., 1990EA: threshold, ≥EA(adiabatic). Vertical Detachment Energy: 2.43±0.1 eV.; B
2.360 ± 0.010LPESHo, Ervin, et al., 1990Vertical Detachment Energy: 2.43±0.01 eV; B

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
6.20EIJackschath, Rabin, et al., 1992LL
6.2 ± 0.2EIFranzreb, Wucher, et al., 1990LL
≤7.0IMBBuckner, Gord, et al., 1988LL


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Handschuh, Cha, et al., 1995
Handschuh, H.; Cha, C.Y.; Bechthold, P.S.; Gantefor, G.; Eberhardt, W., Electronic shells or molecular orbitals: Photoelectron spectra of Ag-n(-) clusters, J. Chem. Phys., 1995, 102, 16, 6406, . [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, . [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, . [all data]

Ganteför, Gausa, et al., 1990
Ganteför, G.; Gausa, M.; Meiwes-Broer, K.-H.; Lutz, H.O., Photoelectron Spectroscopy of Silver and Palladium Cluster Anions, J. Chem. Soc. Farad. Trans., 1990, 86, 13, 2483, . [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, . [all data]

Jackschath, Rabin, et al., 1992
Jackschath, C.; Rabin, I.; Schulze, W., Electron impact ionization of silver clusters Agn, n<36, Z. Phys. D, 1992, 22, 517. [all data]

Franzreb, Wucher, et al., 1990
Franzreb, K.; Wucher, A.; Oechsner, H., Electron impact ionization of small silver and copper clusters, Z. Phys. D, 1990, 17, 51. [all data]

Buckner, Gord, et al., 1988
Buckner, S.W.; Gord, J.R.; Freiser, B.S., Gas phase studies of Zn2, Ag3, and Ag5., J. Chem. Phys., 1988, 88, 3678. [all data]


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