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Cyanogen fluoride


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

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

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
IE (evaluated)13.34 ± 0.02eVN/AN/AL
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Proton affinity (review)632.kJ/molN/AHunter and Lias, 1998HL
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Gas basicity601.3kJ/molN/AHunter and Lias, 1998HL

Electron affinity determinations

EA (eV) Method Reference Comment
3.67294R-AHeni, Illenberger, et al., 1986From CF3NC. G3MP2B3 calculations indicate an EA of ca. 0.3 eV, HOF(FCN-) = -5 kcal/mol; B
>3.9895EIAEHarland, Rankin, et al., 1974From PF2CN; B

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
13.2PEAsbrink, Svensson, et al., 1981LLK
13.34 ± 0.02PEBieri, 1977LLK
13.32 ± 0.01PIDibeler and Liston, 1967RDSH
13.65PEAsbrink, Svensson, et al., 1981Vertical value; LLK

Appearance energy determinations

Ion AE (eV) Other Products MethodReferenceComment
CF+16.35NPIDibeler and Liston, 1967RDSH
CN+19.21 ± 0.02FPIDibeler and Liston, 1967RDSH

References

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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, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.556018 . [all data]

Heni, Illenberger, et al., 1986
Heni, M.; Illenberger, E.; Lentz, D., The isomers CF3CN and CF3NC. Formation and dissociation of the anions formed on electron attachment, Int. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Processes, 1986, 71, 199. [all data]

Harland, Rankin, et al., 1974
Harland, P.W.; Rankin, D.W.H.; Thynne, J.C.J., Ionisation by Electron Impact of Phosphorus Trifluoride and Difluorocyanophosphine, Int. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Phys., 1974, 13, 4, 295, https://doi.org/10.1016/0020-7381(74)83019-6 . [all data]

Asbrink, Svensson, et al., 1981
Asbrink, L.; Svensson, A.; Von Niessen, W.; Bieri, G., 30.4 nm He(II) photoelectron spectra of organic molecules, J. Electron Spectrosc. Relat. Phenom., 1981, 24, 293. [all data]

Bieri, 1977
Bieri, G., Cyanogen fluoride: A photoelectron spectroscopic investigation, Chem. Phys. Lett., 1977, 46, 107. [all data]

Dibeler and Liston, 1967
Dibeler, V.H.; Liston, S.K., Mass-spectrometric study of photoionization. VIII.Dicyanogen and the cyanogen halides, J. Chem. Phys., 1967, 47, 4548. [all data]


Notes

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