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Reaction data

CH3O- + Hydrogen cation = Methyl Alcohol


Enthalpy of reaction at standard conditions (nominally 298.15 K, 1 atm.)

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Data compiled by: John E. Bartmess

DeltarH° (kcal/mol) Method Reference Comment
382.58 ± 0.52D-EANee, Osterwalder, et al., 2006gas phase; B
382.60 ± 0.53D-EAOsborn, Leahy, et al., 1998gas phase; B
379.9 ± 2.1G+TSBartmess, Scott, et al., 1979gas phase; The acidity is 1.2 kcal/mol stronger than that from the D-EA cycle, due to the multi-compound fit for the acidity scale.; value altered from reference due to change in acidity scale; B
382.20 ± 0.70CIDTDeTuri and Ervin, 1999gas phase; B
381.2 ± 2.0CIDCHaas and Harrison, 1993gas phase; Both metastable and 50 eV collision energy.; B
381.50 ± 0.40TDEqMeot-ner and Sieck, 1986gas phase; Experimental entropy: 21.5 eu, 0.6 less than H2O; B

References

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Nee, Osterwalder, et al., 2006
Nee, M.J.; Osterwalder, A.; Zhou, J.; Neumark, D.M., Slow electron velocity-map imaging photoelectron spectra of the methoxide anion, J. Chem. Phys., 2006, 125, 1, 014306, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2212411 . [all data]

Osborn, Leahy, et al., 1998
Osborn, D.L.; Leahy, D.J.; Kim, E.H.; deBeer, E.; Neumark, D.M., Photoelectron spectroscopy of CH3O- and CD3O-, Chem. Phys. Lett., 1998, 292, 4-6, 651-655, https://doi.org/10.1016/S0009-2614(98)00717-9 . [all data]

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]

DeTuri and Ervin, 1999
DeTuri, V.F.; Ervin, K.M., Competitive threshold collision-induced dissociation: Gas-phase acidities and bond dissociation energies for a series of alcohols, J. Phys. Chem. A, 1999, 103, 35, 6911-6920, https://doi.org/10.1021/jp991459m . [all data]

Haas and Harrison, 1993
Haas, M.J.; Harrison, A.G., The Fragmentation of Proton-Bound Cluster Ions and the Gas-Phase Acidities of Alcohols, Int. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Proc., 1993, 124, 2, 115, https://doi.org/10.1016/0168-1176(93)80003-W . [all data]

Meot-ner and Sieck, 1986
Meot-ner, M.; Sieck, L.W., Relative acidities of water and methanol, and the stabilities of the dimer adducts, J. Phys. Chem., 1986, 90, 6687. [all data]


Notes

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