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Butanoic acid, methyl ester

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Gas phase ion energetics data

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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)199.9kcal/molN/AHunter and Lias, 1998HL
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Gas basicity192.5kcal/molN/AHunter and Lias, 1998HL

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
10.07 ± 0.03PIWatanabe, Nakayama, et al., 1962RDSH
10.15PEBenoit and Harrison, 1977Vertical value; LLK

Appearance energy determinations

Ion AE (eV) Other Products MethodReferenceComment
C3H6O2+10.18C2H4EIHolmes and Lossing, 1980LLK
C3H6O2+10.17 ± 0.05?EIHolmes and Lossing, 1979LLK
C3H6O2+11.0 ± 0.2C2H4EIHowe, Williams, et al., 1969RDSH
C4H7O+11.2 ± 0.2CH3OEIHowe, Williams, et al., 1969RDSH

References

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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]

Watanabe, Nakayama, et al., 1962
Watanabe, K.; Nakayama, T.; Mottl, J., Ionization potentials of some molecules, J. Quant. Spectry. Radiative Transfer, 1962, 2, 369. [all data]

Benoit and Harrison, 1977
Benoit, F.M.; Harrison, A.G., Predictive value of proton affinity. Ionization energy correlations involving oxygenated molecules, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1977, 99, 3980. [all data]

Holmes and Lossing, 1980
Holmes, J.L.; Lossing, F.P., Gas-phase heats of formation of keto and enol ions of carbonyl compounds., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1980, 102, 1591. [all data]

Holmes and Lossing, 1979
Holmes, J.L.; Lossing, F.P., Keto and enol forms of methyl acetate molecular ions, their stability and interconvertibility prior to fragmentation in the gas phase, Org. Mass Spectrom., 1979, 14, 512. [all data]

Howe, Williams, et al., 1969
Howe, I.; Williams, D.H.; Kingston, D.G.I.; Tannenbaum, H.P., Substituent effects in the mass spectra of some - and -substituted methyl butyrates, J. Chem. Soc. B, 1969, 439. [all data]


Notes

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