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3-Methylbenzyl cyanide

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Gas phase ion energetics data

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Data compiled as indicated in comments:
B - John E. Bartmess
RDSH - Henry M. Rosenstock, Keith Draxl, Bruce W. Steiner, and John T. Herron

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
9.18 ± 0.04EIBuchs, 1970RDSH

De-protonation reactions

C9H8N- + Hydrogen cation = 3-Methylbenzyl cyanide

By formula: C9H8N- + H+ = C9H9N

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar350.8 ± 2.5kcal/molG+TSTaft and Topsom, 1987gas phase; B
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar344.2 ± 2.0kcal/molIMRETaft and Topsom, 1987gas phase; B

References

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Buchs, 1970
Buchs, A., Etude par spectrometrie de masse de l'ionisation de benzonitriles, de phenylacetonitriles et de N,N-dimethylanilines substitues, Helv. Chim. Acta, 1970, 53, 2026. [all data]

Taft and Topsom, 1987
Taft, R.W.; Topsom, R.D., The Nature and Analysis of Substituent Effects, Prog. Phys. Org. Chem., 1987, 16, 1. [all data]


Notes

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