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Benzo[a]pyrene

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Gas phase ion energetics data

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Data evaluated as indicated in comments:
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)7.12 ± 0.01eVN/AN/AL

Electron affinity determinations

EA (eV) Method Reference Comment
0.815 ± 0.043IMRECrocker, Wang, et al., 1993«DELTA»Gea(420 K) = -18.2 kcal/mol; «DELTA»Sea (estimated) = -1.5 eu (anthracene, Chowdhury, Heinis, et al., 1986); B
0.6800 ± 0.0080ECDBecker and Chen, 1966B

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
7.10PEClar and Schmidt, 1979LLK
7.12PEAkiyama, Li, et al., 1979LLK
7.12 ± 0.01PEBoschi, Murrell, et al., 1972LLK
7.73CTSBriegleb, 1964RDSH
7.56CTSBirks and Stifkin, 1961RDSH
7.60CTSMatsen, 1956RDSH
7.41PEClar and Schmidt, 1976Vertical value; LLK
7.39 ± 0.01PEDewar and Goodman, 1972Vertical value; LLK

References

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Crocker, Wang, et al., 1993
Crocker, L.; Wang, T.B.; Kebarle, P., Electron Affinities of Some Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons, Obtained from Electron-Transfer Equilibria, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1993, 115, 17, 7818, https://doi.org/10.1021/ja00070a030 . [all data]

Chowdhury, Heinis, et al., 1986
Chowdhury, S.; Heinis, T.; Grimsrud, E.P.; Kebarle, P., Entropy Changes and Electron Affinities from Gas-Phase Electron Transfer Equilibria: A- + B = A + B-, J. Phys. Chem., 1986, 90, 12, 2747, https://doi.org/10.1021/j100403a037 . [all data]

Becker and Chen, 1966
Becker, R.S.; Chen, E., Extension of Electron Affinities and Ionization Potentials of Aromatic Hydrocarbons, J. Chem. Phys., 1966, 45, 7, 2403, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1727954 . [all data]

Clar and Schmidt, 1979
Clar, E.; Schmidt, W., Correlations between photoelectron and UV absorption spectra of polycyclic hydrocarbons. The pyrene series, Tetrahedron, 1979, 35, 1027. [all data]

Akiyama, Li, et al., 1979
Akiyama, I.; Li, K.C.; LeBreton, P.R.; Fu, P.P.; Harvey, R.G., Ultraviolet photoelectron studies of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. The ground-state electronic structure of aryloxiranes and metabolites of benzo[a]pyrene, J. Phys. Chem., 1979, 83, 2997. [all data]

Boschi, Murrell, et al., 1972
Boschi, R.; Murrell, J.N.; Schmidt, W., Photoelectron spectra of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, Faraday Discuss. Chem. Soc., 1972, 54, 116. [all data]

Briegleb, 1964
Briegleb, G., Electron affinity of organic molecules, Angew. Chem. Intern. Ed., 1964, 3, 617. [all data]

Birks and Stifkin, 1961
Birks, J.B.; Stifkin, M.A., «pi»-Electronic excitation and ionization energies of condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons, Nature, 1961, 191, 761. [all data]

Matsen, 1956
Matsen, F.A., Electron affinities, methyl affinities, and ionization energies of condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons, J. Chem. Phys., 1956, 24, 602. [all data]

Clar and Schmidt, 1976
Clar, E.; Schmidt, W., Correlations between photoelectron and phosphorescence spectra of polycyclic hydrocarbons, Tetrahedron, 1976, 32, 2563. [all data]

Dewar and Goodman, 1972
Dewar, M.J.S.; Goodman, D.W., Photoelectron spectra of molecules. Part 5.--Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, J. Chem. Soc. Faraday Trans. 2, 1972, 68, 1784. [all data]


Notes

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