Amino radical

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Gas phase ion energetics data

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Data evaluated as indicated in comments:
HL - Edward P. Hunter and Sharon G. Lias

Data compiled as indicated in comments:
B - John E. Bartmess
LL - Sharon G. Lias and Joel F. Liebman
LBLHLM - Sharon G. Lias, John E. Bartmess, Joel F. Liebman, John L. Holmes, Rhoda D. Levin, and W. Gary Mallard
LLK - Sharon G. Lias, Rhoda D. Levin, and Sherif A. Kafafi
RDSH - Henry M. Rosenstock, Keith Draxl, Bruce W. Steiner, and John T. Herron

View reactions leading to H2N+ (ion structure unspecified)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Proton affinity (review)184.8kcal/molN/AHunter and Lias, 1998HL
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Gas basicity177.3kcal/molN/AHunter and Lias, 1998HL
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Δf(+) ion302.0 ± 1.5kcal/molN/AN/A 
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
ΔfH(+) ion,0K302.7 ± 1.5kcal/molN/AN/A 

Electron affinity determinations

EA (eV) Method Reference Comment
0.7710 ± 0.0050LPESWickham-Jones, Ervin, et al., 1989B
0.766 ± 0.036D-EAMacKay, Hemsworth, et al., 1976B
0.776 ± 0.037LPESCelotta, Bennett, et al., 1974B
0.744 ± 0.022LPDSmyth and Brauman, 1972B
0.760 ± 0.040PDFeldman, 1971B
0.740 ± 0.030LPDSmyth, McIver, et al., 1971B
0.722924N/ACheck, Faust, et al., 2001HCrO3(t); ; ΔS(EA)=6.6; B
1.11879SIPage and Goode, 1969The Magnetron method, lacking mass analysis, is not considered reliable.; B

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
10.78 ± 0.05DERQi, Sheng, et al., 1995LL
11.14 ± 0.01PIGibson, Greene, et al., 1985LBLHLM
11.46 ± 0.01PEDunlavey, Dyke, et al., 1980LLK
11.7EIMelton, 1966RDSH
11.22DERDibeler, Walker, et al., 1966RDSH
11.4 ± 0.1EIFoner and Hudson, 1958RDSH
12.0EILocht, Servais, et al., 1988Vertical value; LL
12.00 ± 0.01PEDunlavey, Dyke, et al., 1980Vertical value; LLK

Appearance energy determinations

Ion AE (eV) Other Products MethodReferenceComment
HN+17.440 ± 0.005HPIGibson, Greene, et al., 1985LBLHLM

De-protonation reactions

HN- + Hydrogen cation = Amino radical

By formula: HN- + H+ = H2N

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Δr397.87 ± 0.48kcal/molD-EANeumark, Lykke, et al., 1985gas phase; B
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Δr390.99 ± 0.57kcal/molH-TSNeumark, Lykke, et al., 1985gas phase; B


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Data compilation copyright by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on behalf of the U.S.A. All rights reserved.

Hunter and Lias, 1998
Hunter, E.P.; Lias, S.G., Evaluated Gas Phase Basicities and Proton Affinities of Molecules: An Update, J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data, 1998, 27, 3, 413-656, . [all data]

Wickham-Jones, Ervin, et al., 1989
Wickham-Jones, C.T.; Ervin, K.M.; Ellison, G.B.; Lineberger, W.C., NH2 Electron Affinity, J. Chem. Phys., 1989, 91, 4, 2762, . [all data]

MacKay, Hemsworth, et al., 1976
MacKay, G.J.; Hemsworth, R.S.; Bohme, D.K., Absolute gas-phase acidities of CH3NH2, C2H5NH2, (CH3)2NH, and (CH3)3N, Can. J. Chem., 1976, 54, 1624. [all data]

Celotta, Bennett, et al., 1974
Celotta, R.S.; Bennett, R.A.; Hall, J.L., Laser Photodetachment Determination of the Electron Affinities of OH, NH2, NH, SO2, and S2, J. Chem. Phys., 1974, 60, 5, 1740, . [all data]

Smyth and Brauman, 1972
Smyth, K.C.; Brauman, J.I., Photodetachment of electrons from amide and arsenide ions: The electron affinities of NH2 and AsH2., J. Chem. Phys., 1972, 56, 4620. [all data]

Feldman, 1971
Feldman, D., Photoablosung von Elektronen bei Si- und NH2-, Z. Naturforsch. A, 1971, 26, 1100. [all data]

Smyth, McIver, et al., 1971
Smyth, K.C.; McIver, R.T.; Brauman, J.I.; Wallace, R.W., Photodetachment of negative ions using a continuously tunable laser and an ICR spectrometer, J. Chem. Phys., 1971, 54, 2758. [all data]

Check, Faust, et al., 2001
Check, C.E.; Faust, T.O.; Bailey, J.M.; Wright, B.J.; Gilbert, T.M.; Sunderlin, L.S., Addition of Polarization and Diffuse Functions to the LANL2DZ Basis Set for P-Block Elements, J. Phys. Chem. A,, 2001, 105, 34, 8111, . [all data]

Page and Goode, 1969
Page, F.M.; Goode, G.C., Negative Ions and the Magnetron., Wiley, NY, 1969. [all data]

Qi, Sheng, et al., 1995
Qi, F.; Sheng, L.; Zhang, Y.; Yu, S.; Li, W.-K., Experimental and theoretical study of the dissociation energies DO(H2N-H) and DO(H2N+-H) and other related quantities, Chem. Phys. Lett., 1995, 234, 450. [all data]

Gibson, Greene, et al., 1985
Gibson, S.; Greene, J.; Berkowitz, J., Photoionization of the amidogen radical, J. Chem. Phys., 1985, 83, 4319. [all data]

Dunlavey, Dyke, et al., 1980
Dunlavey, S.J.; Dyke, J.M.; Jonathan, N.; Morris, A., Vacuum ultraviolet photoelectron spectroscopy of transient species. Part 11. The NH2(X(2)B1) radical, Mol. Phys., 1980, 39, 1121. [all data]

Melton, 1966
Melton, C.E., Study by mass spectrometry of the decomposition of ammonia by ionizing radiation in a wide-range radiolysis source, J. Chem. Phys., 1966, 45, 4414. [all data]

Dibeler, Walker, et al., 1966
Dibeler, V.H.; Walker, J.A.; Rosenstock, H.M., Mass spectrometric study of photoionization. V.Water and ammonia, J.Res. NBS, 1966, 70A, 459. [all data]

Foner and Hudson, 1958
Foner, S.N.; Hudson, R.L., Mass spectrometric detection of triazene and tetrazene and studies of the free radicals NH2, and N2H3, J. Chem. Phys., 1958, 29, 442. [all data]

Locht, Servais, et al., 1988
Locht, R.; Servais, C.; Ligot, M.; Derwa, F.; Momigny, J., The dissociative electroionization of ammonia and ammonia-d3. I. The NH+ and NH2+ dissociation channels, Chem. Phys., 1988, 123, 443. [all data]

Neumark, Lykke, et al., 1985
Neumark, D.M.; Lykke, K.R.; Anderson, T.; Lineberger, W.C., Infrared Spectrum and Autodetachment Dynamics of NH-, J. Chem. Phys., 1985, 83, 9, 4364, . [all data]


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