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Methanediylium anion


Gas phase thermochemistry data

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Data compiled by: John E. Bartmess

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltafgas78.47 ± 0.40kcal/molR-EALeopold, Murray, et al., 1985Singlet-triplet splitting of CH2 = 9.0 kcal
Deltafgas<78.4 ± 9.2kcal/molEIAECollin and Locht, 1970From ketene
Deltafgas<69.30kcal/molEIAETrepka and Neuert, 1963From CH4

Reaction thermochemistry data

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Data compiled by: John E. Bartmess

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Individual Reactions

CH2- + Hydrogen cation = Methyl cation

By formula: CH2- + H+ = CH3+

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar409.11 ± 0.41kcal/molD-EALeopold, Murray, et al., 1985gas phase; Singlet-triplet splitting of CH2 = 9.0 kcal
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar401.42 ± 0.48kcal/molH-TSLeopold, Murray, et al., 1985gas phase; Singlet-triplet splitting of CH2 = 9.0 kcal

References

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Leopold, Murray, et al., 1985
Leopold, D.G.; Murray, K.K.; Miller, A.E.S.; Lineberger, W.C., Methylene: A study of the X3B1 and the 1A1 states by photoelectron spectroscopy of CH2- and CD2-, J. Chem. Phys., 1985, 83, 4849. [all data]

Collin and Locht, 1970
Collin, J.E.; Locht, R., Positive and negative ion formation in ketene by electron impact, Intern. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Phys., 1970, 3, 465. [all data]

Trepka and Neuert, 1963
Trepka, L.v.; Neuert, H., Uber die Entstehenung von Negativen Ionen aus einigen Kohlenwasserstoffen und Alkoholen durch Elektronenstoss, Z. Naturfor., 1963, 18A, 1295. [all data]


Notes

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