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

Data compiled as indicated in comments:
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
B - John E. Bartmess

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
IE (evaluated)4.892 ± 0.003eVN/AN/AL
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Proton affinity (review)1146.8kJ/molN/AHunter and Lias, 1998HL
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Gas basicity1118.2kJ/molN/AHunter and Lias, 1998HL

Electron affinity determinations

EA (eV) Method Reference Comment
0.430 ± 0.015LPESMcHugh, Eaton, et al., 1989Vertical Detachment Energy: 0.543±0.010 eV; B

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
4.8947 ± 0.0001TEBuhler, 1990LL
4.8951 ± 0.0002PIKappes, Radi, et al., 1985LBLHLM
4.91 ± 0.04PIPeterson, Dao, et al., 1984LBLHLM
4.897 ± 0.006SMartin, Chevaleyre, et al., 1982LBLHLM
4.88898 ± 0.00016LSLeutwyler, Hofmann, et al., 1981LLK
4.934 ± 0.011PIHerrmann, Schumacher, et al., 1978LLK
4.866 ± 0.014LSHerrmann, Schumacher, et al., 1978LLK
4.866 ± 0.014PIHerrmann, Leutwyler, et al., 1978LLK
4.9EIZmbov, Wu, et al., 1977LLK
4.8 ± 0.1EIEmel'yanov, Peredvigina, et al., 1971LLK
4.9 ± 0.1PIRobbins, Leckenby, et al., 1967RDSH
4.90 ± 0.01PIHudson, 1965RDSH
~4.87SBarrow, Travis, et al., 1960RDSH

Appearance energy determinations

Ion AE (eV) Other Products MethodReferenceComment
Na+5.91 ± 0.09NaPIWagner and Isenor, 1983LBLHLM


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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]

McHugh, Eaton, et al., 1989
McHugh, K.M.; Eaton, J.G.; Lee, G.H.; Sarkas, H.W.; Kidder, L.H.; Snodgrass, J.T.; Manaa, M.R.; Bowen, K.H., Photoelectron Spectra of the alkali metal cluster Anions: Na-,n=2-5, K-,n=2-7, Rb-,n=2-3, and Cs-,n=2-3, J. Chem. Phys., 1989, 91, 6, 3792, . [all data]

Buhler, 1990
Buhler, B., [Title unavailable], Ph. D. Thesis, Fakultat fur Physik, Universitat Freiburg, 1990. [all data]

Kappes, Radi, et al., 1985
Kappes, M.M.; Radi, P.; Schar, M.; Schumacher, E., Photoionization measurements on dialkali monohalides generated in supersonic nozzle beams, Chem. Phys. Lett., 1985, 113, 243. [all data]

Peterson, Dao, et al., 1984
Peterson, K.I.; Dao, P.D.; Farley, R.W.; Castleman, A.W., Jr., Photoionization of sodium clusters, J. Chem. Phys., 1984, 80, 1780. [all data]

Martin, Chevaleyre, et al., 1982
Martin, S.; Chevaleyre, J.; Valignat, S.; Perrot, J.P.; Broyer, M.; Cabaud, B.; Hoareau, A., Autoionizing Rydberg states of the Na2 molecule, Chem. Phys. Lett., 1982, 87, 235. [all data]

Leutwyler, Hofmann, et al., 1981
Leutwyler, S.; Hofmann, M.; Harri, H.-P.; Schumacher, E., The adiabatic ionization potentials of the alkali dimers Na2, NaK and K2, Chem. Phys. Lett., 1981, 77, 257. [all data]

Herrmann, Schumacher, et al., 1978
Herrmann, A.; Schumacher, E.; Woste, L., Preparation and photoionization potentials of molecules of sodium, potassium and mixed atoms, J. Chem. Phys., 1978, 68, 2327. [all data]

Herrmann, Leutwyler, et al., 1978
Herrmann, A.; Leutwyler, S.; Schumacher, E.; Woste, L., 38. On metal-atom clusters IV. Photoionization thresholds and multiphoton ionization spectra of alkali-metal molecules, Helv. Chim. Acta, 1978, 61, 453. [all data]

Zmbov, Wu, et al., 1977
Zmbov, K.F.; Wu, C.H.; Ihle, H.R., A mass spectrometric study of heteronuclear diatomic alkali metal molecules. Dissociation energies ionization potentials of NaLi, KLi, NaK, J. Chem. Phys., 1977, 67, 4603. [all data]

Emel'yanov, Peredvigina, et al., 1971
Emel'yanov, A.M.; Peredvigina, V.A.; Gorokhov, L.N., Ionization potentials of Li2 and Na2 molecules and the dissociation energy of Li2+ and Na2+ ions, Teplofiz. Vysokikh Temperatur, 1971, 9, 190, In original 164. [all data]

Robbins, Leckenby, et al., 1967
Robbins, E.J.; Leckenby, R.E.; Willis, P., The ionization potentials of clustered sodium atoms, Advan. Phys., 1967, 16, 739. [all data]

Hudson, 1965
Hudson, R.D., Measurements of the molecular absorption cross section and the photoionization of sodium vapor between 1600 and 3700, J. Chem. Phys., 1965, 43, 1790. [all data]

Barrow, Travis, et al., 1960
Barrow, R.F.; Travis, N.; Wright, C.V., Excited electronic states of lithium and sodium molecules, Nature, 1960, 187, 141. [all data]

Wagner and Isenor, 1983
Wagner, G.; Isenor, N.R., Formation and dissociation of Na2+ by ruby laser radiation, Can. J. Phys., 1983, 61, 40. [all data]


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