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Fe(CO)


Reaction thermochemistry data

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Data compiled by: José A. Martinho Simões

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Individual Reactions

C2FeO2 (g) = Carbon monoxide (g) + CFeO (g)

By formula: C2FeO2 (g) = CO (g) + CFeO (g)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar154. ± 15.kJ/molFA-SIFTSunderlin, Wang, et al., 1992 
Deltar>113.kJ/molN/AVenkataraman, Bandukwalla, et al., 1989Method: Velocity distributions of photofragments from Fe(CO)5.
Deltar100. ± 29.kJ/molN/AEngelking and Lineberger, 1979Please also see Compton and Stockdale, 1976. Method: LPS and collision with low energy electrons.

CFeO (g) = Carbon monoxide (g) + iron (g)

By formula: CFeO (g) = CO (g) + Fe (g)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar35. ± 15.kJ/molFA-SIFTSunderlin, Wang, et al., 1992 
Deltar<163.kJ/molN/AVenkataraman, Bandukwalla, et al., 1989Method: Velocity distributions of photofragments from Fe(CO)5.
Deltar87. ± 29.kJ/molN/AEngelking and Lineberger, 1979Please also see Compton and Stockdale, 1976. Method: LPS and collision with low energy electrons.

Gas phase ion energetics data

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Data compiled by: John E. Bartmess

View reactions leading to CFeO+ (ion structure unspecified)

Electron affinity determinations

EA (eV) Method Reference Comment
1.1570 ± 0.0050LPESVillalta and Leopold, 1993 
1.260 ± 0.022LPESEngelking and Lineberger, 1979 

Vibrational and/or electronic energy levels

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Data compiled by: Marilyn E. Jacox

State:   a


 Energy 
 (cm-1
 Med.   Transition   «lambda»min 
 (nm) 
 «lambda»max 
 (nm) 
 References

To = 1135 ± 25 gas Villalta and Leopold, 1993


Vib. 
sym. 
 No.   Approximate 
 type of mode 
 cm-1   Med.   Method   References

Sigma+ 1 CO stretch 1990 ± 15 gas PE Villalta and Leopold, 1993
Pi 2 Bend 180 ± 60 gas PE Villalta and Leopold, 1993
Sigma+ 3 FeC stretch 460 ± 15 gas PE Villalta and Leopold, 1993

State:   X


Vib. 
sym. 
 No.   Approximate 
 type of mode 
 cm-1   Med.   Method   References

Sigma+ 1 CO stretch 1946.47 gas IR PE Ryther and Weitz, 1991
Villalta and Leopold, 1993
Tanaka, Sakaguchi, et al., 1997
1 CO stretch 1933.7 Ne IR Zhou and Andrews, 1999
1 CO stretch 1922.0 T Ar IR Zhou, Chertihin, et al., 1998
Pi 2 Bend 330 ± 50 gas PE Kasai, Obi, et al., 1995
Sigma+ 3 FeC stretch 530 ± 10 gas PE Kasai, Obi, et al., 1995

Additional references: Jacox, 1994, page 63; Jacox, 1998, page 167; Jacox, 2003, page 66; Tanaka, Shirasaka, et al., 1997; Kagi, Kasai, et al., 1997

Notes

TTentative assignment or approximate value
oEnergy separation between the v = 0 levels of the excited and electronic ground states.

References

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Sunderlin, Wang, et al., 1992
Sunderlin, L.S.; Wang, D.; Squires, R.R., Metal Carbonyl Bond Strengths in Fe(CO)n- and Ni(CO)n-, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1992, 114, 8, 2788, https://doi.org/10.1021/ja00034a004 . [all data]

Venkataraman, Bandukwalla, et al., 1989
Venkataraman, B.K.; Bandukwalla, G.; Zhang, Z.; Vernon, M., J. Chem. Phys., 1989, 90, 5510. [all data]

Engelking and Lineberger, 1979
Engelking, P.C.; Lineberger, W.C., Laser photoelectron spectrometry of the negative ions of iron and iron carbonyls. Electron affinity determination for the series Fe(CO)n,n=0,1,2,3,4, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1979, 101, 5569. [all data]

Compton and Stockdale, 1976
Compton, R.N.; Stockdale, J.A.D., Formation of gas phase negative ions in Fe(CO)5 and Ni(CO)4, Int. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Phys., 1976, 22, 47. [all data]

Villalta and Leopold, 1993
Villalta, P.W.; Leopold, D.G., A Study of FeCO- and the 3-Sigma(-) and 5-Sigma(-) States of FeCO by Negative Ion Photoelectron Spectroscopy, J. Chem. Phys., 1993, 98, 10, 7730, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.464580 . [all data]

Ryther and Weitz, 1991
Ryther, R.J.; Weitz, E., Reaction kinetics of coordinatively unsaturated iron carbonyls formed on gas-phase excimer laser photolysis of iron pentacarbonyl, J. Phys. Chem., 1991, 95, 24, 9841, https://doi.org/10.1021/j100177a043 . [all data]

Tanaka, Sakaguchi, et al., 1997
Tanaka, K.; Sakaguchi, K.; Tanaka, T., Time-resolved infrared diode laser spectroscopy of the «nu»1 band of the iron carbonyl radical (FeCO) produced by the ultraviolet photolysis of Fe(CO)5, J. Chem. Phys., 1997, 106, 6, 2118, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.473143 . [all data]

Zhou and Andrews, 1999
Zhou, M.; Andrews, L., Reactions of laser-ablated iron atoms and cations with carbon monoxide: Infrared spectra of FeCO[sup +], Fe(CO)[sub 2][sup +], Fe(CO)[sub x], and Fe(CO)[sub x][sup -] (x=1--4) in solid neon, J. Chem. Phys., 1999, 110, 21, 10370, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.478970 . [all data]

Zhou, Chertihin, et al., 1998
Zhou, M.; Chertihin, G.V.; Andrews, L., Reactions of laser-ablated iron atoms with carbon monoxide: Infrared spectra and density functional calculations of Fe[sub x]CO, Fe(CO)[sub x], and Fe(CO)[sub x][sup -] (x=1,2,3) in solid argon, J. Chem. Phys., 1998, 109, 24, 10893, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.477785 . [all data]

Kasai, Obi, et al., 1995
Kasai, Y.; Obi, K.; Ohshima, Y.; Endo, Y.; Kawaguchi, K., Pure rotational spectrum of FeCO, J. Chem. Phys., 1995, 103, 1, 90, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.469626 . [all data]

Jacox, 1994
Jacox, M.E., Vibrational and electronic energy levels of polyatomic transient molecules, American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, 1994, 464. [all data]

Jacox, 1998
Jacox, M.E., Vibrational and electronic energy levels of polyatomic transient molecules: supplement A, J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data, 1998, 27, 2, 115-393, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.556017 . [all data]

Jacox, 2003
Jacox, M.E., Vibrational and electronic energy levels of polyatomic transient molecules: supplement B, J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data, 2003, 32, 1, 1-441, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1497629 . [all data]

Tanaka, Shirasaka, et al., 1997
Tanaka, K.; Shirasaka, M.; Tanaka, T., J. Chem. Phys., 1997, 106, 6821. [all data]

Kagi, Kasai, et al., 1997
Kagi, E.; Kasai, Y.; Ungerechts, H.; Kawaguchi, K., Astronomical Search and Laboratory Spectroscopy of the FeCO Radical, Astrophys. J., 1997, 488, 2, 776, https://doi.org/10.1086/304735 . [all data]


Notes

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