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Mercury, dimethyl-


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

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

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Proton affinity (review)771.6kJ/molN/AHunter and Lias, 1998HL
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Gas basicity740.8kJ/molN/AHunter and Lias, 1998HL

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
9.10 ± 0.05PIDistefano and Dibeler, 1970RDSH
9.3PECreber and Bancroft, 1980Vertical value; LLK
9.33PENugent, Wu, et al., 1976Vertical value; LLK
9.33PEFehlner, Ulman, et al., 1976Vertical value; LLK

Appearance energy determinations

Ion AE (eV) Other Products MethodReferenceComment
CH3+12.55CH3+Hg?PIDistefano and Dibeler, 1970RDSH
CH3Hg+10.10 ± 0.02CH3PIDistefano and Dibeler, 1970RDSH
Hg+13.05 ± 0.022CH3PIDistefano and Dibeler, 1970RDSH

References

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Data compilation copyright by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on behalf of the U.S.A. All rights reserved.

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, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.556018 . [all data]

Distefano and Dibeler, 1970
Distefano, G.; Dibeler, V.H., Photoionization study of the dimethyl compounds of zinc, cadmium, and mercury, Intern. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Phys., 1970, 4, 59. [all data]

Creber and Bancroft, 1980
Creber, D.K.; Bancroft, G.M., Photoelectron studies of dialkyl group 2B compounds: Ligand field splittings intensity variations with photon energy, Inorg. Chem., 1980, 19, 643. [all data]

Nugent, Wu, et al., 1976
Nugent, W.A.; Wu, M.M.-H.; Fehlner, T.P.; Kochi, J.K., Enhanced reactivity of exo-norbornyl derivatives. Evidence for «sigma»-participation in the absence of steric effects, J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1976, 456. [all data]

Fehlner, Ulman, et al., 1976
Fehlner, T.P.; Ulman, J.; Nugent, W.A.; Kochi, J.K., Effect of alkyl substituents on the first ionization potential and on 5d10 ionization in dialkylmercury compounds, Inorg. Chem., 1976, 15, 2544. [all data]


Notes

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