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4-Methylbenzyl radical

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Gas phase ion energetics data

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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 C8H9+ (ion structure unspecified)

Electron affinity determinations

EA (eV) Method Reference Comment
0.84 ± 0.14D-EABartmess, Scott, et al., 1979value altered from reference due to change in acidity scale; B

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
6.96 ± 0.02PEHayashibara, Kruppa, et al., 1986LBLHLM
7.46 ± 0.03EIHarrison, Kebarle, et al., 1961RDSH

References

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Bartmess, Scott, et al., 1979
Bartmess, J.E.; Scott, J.A.; McIver, R.T., Jr., The gas phase acidity scale from methanol to phenol, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1979, 101, 6047. [all data]

Hayashibara, Kruppa, et al., 1986
Hayashibara, K.; Kruppa, G.H.; Beauchamp, J.L., Photoelectron spectroscopy of the o-, m-, and p-methylbenzyl rRadicals. Implications for the thermochemistry of the radicals and ions, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1986, 108, 5441. [all data]

Harrison, Kebarle, et al., 1961
Harrison, A.G.; Kebarle, P.; Lossing, F.P., Free radicals by mass spectrometry. XXI. The ionization potentials of some meta and para substituted benzyl radicals, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1961, 83, 777. [all data]


Notes

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