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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 by: John E. Bartmess

Electron affinity determinations

EA (eV) Method Reference Comment
2.765 ± 0.020LPESWang, Woo, et al., 2006cooled to 70 K from electrospray
2.6760 ± 0.0010LPDBrink, Andersen, et al., 1995Cooled in ring - extrapolated to "cold" value
2.55 ± 0.21LPESPalpant, Otake, et al., 1999Vertical Detachment Energy: 2.74 eV
2.74321IMREBoltalina, Sidorov, et al., 1994«DELTA»Gea(660 K) = 2.15 kcal/mol > C60
2.720 ± 0.050IMREBoltalina, Sidorov, et al., 1993 
<2.80 ± 0.20LPESYang, Pettiette, et al., 1987EA appreciably less, HOMO-LUMO gap larger than homologs, indicating closed shell neutral.


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Wang, Woo, et al., 2006
Wang, X.B.; Woo, H.K.; Huang, X.; Kappes, M.M.; Wang, L.S., Direct experimental probe of the on-site Coulomb repulsion in the doubly charged fullerene anion C-70(2-), Phys. Rev. Lett., 2006, 96, 14, 143002, https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.96.143002 . [all data]

Brink, Andersen, et al., 1995
Brink, C.; Andersen, L.H.; Hvelplund, P.; Mathur, D.; Voldstad, J.D., Laser photodetachment of C-60(-) and C-70(-) ions cooled in a storage ring, Chem. Phys. Lett., 1995, 233, 1-2, 52, https://doi.org/10.1016/0009-2614(94)01413-P . [all data]

Palpant, Otake, et al., 1999
Palpant, B.; Otake, A.; Hayakawa, F.; Negishi, Y.; Lee, G.H.; Nakajima, A.; Kaya, K., Photoelectron spectroscopy of sodium-coated C-60 and C-70 cluster anions, Phys. Rev. B: Cond. Matt., 1999, 60, 7, 4509-4512, https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.60.4509 . [all data]

Boltalina, Sidorov, et al., 1994
Boltalina, O.V.; Sidorov, L.N.; Sukhanova, E.V.; Sorokin, I.D., Observation of difluorinated higher fullerene anions by Knudsen cell mass spectrometry and determination of electron affinities of C60F2 and, Chem. Phys. Lett., 1994, 230, 6, 567, https://doi.org/10.1016/0009-2614(94)01204-0 . [all data]

Boltalina, Sidorov, et al., 1993
Boltalina, O.V.; Sidorov, L.N.; Borshchevsky, A.Y.; Sukhanova, E.V.; Skokan, E.V., Electron Affinities of Higher Fullerenes, Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom., 1993, 7, 11, 1009, https://doi.org/10.1002/rcm.1290071109 . [all data]

Yang, Pettiette, et al., 1987
Yang, S.H.; Pettiette, C.L.; Conceicao, J.; Cheshnovsky, O.; Smalley, R.E., UPS of Buckminsterfullerene and other Large Clusters of Carbon, Chem. Phys. Lett., 1987, 139, 3-4, 233, https://doi.org/10.1016/0009-2614(87)80548-1 . [all data]


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