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Sulfur trimer

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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:
LBLHLM - Sharon G. Lias, John E. Bartmess, Joel F. Liebman, John L. Holmes, Rhoda D. Levin, and W. Gary Mallard
RDSH - Henry M. Rosenstock, Keith Draxl, Bruce W. Steiner, and John T. Herron
B - John E. Bartmess

View reactions leading to S3+ (ion structure unspecified)

Electron affinity determinations

EA (eV) Method Reference Comment
2.093 ± 0.025LPESNimlos and Ellison, 1986B
2.31 ± 0.10LPDHunsicker, Jones, et al., 1995Vertical Detachment Energy: 2.50 eV; B
2.00 ± 0.15PDFeldman, Rackwitz, et al., 1977B

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
10.2 ± 0.2EIRosinger, Grade, et al., 1983LBLHLM
9.9 ± 0.4EIDrowart, Goldfinger, et al., 1968RDSH
9.68 ± 0.03PIBerkowitz and Lifshitz, 1968RDSH


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Nimlos and Ellison, 1986
Nimlos, M.R.; Ellison, G.B., Photoelectron spectroscopy of SO2-, S3-, and S2O-, J. Phys. Chem., 1986, 90, 2574. [all data]

Hunsicker, Jones, et al., 1995
Hunsicker, S.; Jones, R.O.; Gantefor, G., Rings and chains in sulfur cluster anions S- to S-9(-): Theory (simulated annealing) and experiment (photoelectron detachment), J. Chem. Phys., 1995, 102, 15, 5917, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.469326 . [all data]

Feldman, Rackwitz, et al., 1977
Feldman, D.; Rackwitz, R.; Kaiser, H.J.; Heincke, E., Photodetachment bei einigen neagtiven molekulionen: P2-, As2-, CH2-, CH3-, S3-, Z. Naturforsch. A:, 1977, 32, 600. [all data]

Rosinger, Grade, et al., 1983
Rosinger, W.; Grade, M.; Hirschwald, W., Detection of ion states of S2 to S8 by electron impact, Int. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Processes, 1983, 47, 239. [all data]

Drowart, Goldfinger, et al., 1968
Drowart, J.; Goldfinger, P.; Detry, D.; Rickert, H.; Keller, H., Mass spectrometric study of the equilibria in sulphur vapour generated by an electrochemical knudsen cell, Advan. Mass Spectrom., 1968, 4, 499. [all data]

Berkowitz and Lifshitz, 1968
Berkowitz, J.; Lifshitz, C., Photoionization of high temperature vapors. II. Sulfur molecular species, J. Chem. Phys., 1968, 48, 4346. [all data]


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