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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
L - Sharon G. Lias

Data compiled as indicated in comments:
LL - Sharon G. Lias and Joel F. Liebman
LBLHLM - Sharon G. Lias, John E. Bartmess, Joel F. Liebman, John L. Holmes, Rhoda D. Levin, and W. Gary Mallard
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

View reactions leading to Fe+ (ion structure unspecified)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
IE (evaluated)7.9024 ± 0.0001eVN/AN/AL
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Proton affinity (review)180.kcal/molN/AHunter and Lias, 1998HL
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Gas basicity174.7kcal/molN/AHunter and Lias, 1998HL

Electron affinity determinations

EA (eV) Method Reference Comment
0.31 ± 0.20D-EAMiller, Miller, et al., 1993Acidity stronger than EtCO2H, comparable to HCO2H.; B
0.1510 ± 0.0030LPESLeopold and Lineberger, 1986B
0.164 ± 0.035LPESEngelking and Lineberger, 1979B
0.140 ± 0.050LPESEngelking and Lineberger, 1976B
<0.25 ± 0.20EIAECompton and Stockdale, 1976From Fe(CO)5; B

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
7.92EIRussell, Solouki, et al., 1995LL
7.9024EVALLide, 1992LL
7.870SKelly, 1987LBLHLM
7.9023 ± 0.0001SSugar and Corliss, 1985LBLHLM
7.90PEDyke, Gravenor, et al., 1982LBLHLM
7.7 ± 0.2EIClements and Sale, 1976LLK
8.0 ± 0.5EIHildenbrand, 1975LLK
7.870SMoore, 1970RDSH


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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]

Miller, Miller, et al., 1993
Miller, A.E.S.; Miller, T.M.; Morris, R.A.; Viggiano, A.A.; Vandoren, J.M.; Paulson, J.F., Reactions of Fe- with Acids - Gas-Phase Acidity and Bond Energy of FeH, Int. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Proc., 1993, 123, 3, 205, https://doi.org/10.1016/0168-1176(93)87099-E . [all data]

Leopold and Lineberger, 1986
Leopold, D.G.; Lineberger, W.C., A study of the low-lying electronic states of Fe2 and Co2 by negative ion photoelectron spectroscopy, J. Chem. Phys., 1986, 85, 51. [all data]

Engelking and Lineberger, 1979
Engelking, P.C.; Lineberger, W.C., Laser Photoelectron Spectroscopy of Fe-: the Electron Affinity of Iron and the Nonstatistical Fine Structure Detachment Intensities at 488 nm, Phys. Rev. A, 1979, 19, 1, 149, https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.19.149 . [all data]

Engelking and Lineberger, 1976
Engelking, P.C.; Lineberger, W.C., Electron Affinity of Atomic Iron and Some Iron Compounds Mearsured by Photoelectron Spectroscopy, Bull. Am. Phys. Soc., 1976, 21, 1263. [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]

Russell, Solouki, et al., 1995
Russell, D.H.; Solouki, T.; Oriedo, J.V.B., Collisional relaxation of metastable electronic states of Fe+, J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom., 1995, 6, 543. [all data]

Lide, 1992
Lide, D.R. (Editor), Ionization potentials of atoms and atomic ions in Handbook of Chem. and Phys., 1992, 10-211. [all data]

Kelly, 1987
Kelly, R.L., Atomic and ionic spectrum lines of hydrogen through kryton, J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data, 1987, 16. [all data]

Sugar and Corliss, 1985
Sugar, J.; Corliss, C., Atomic energy levels of the iron period elements: Potassium through nickel, J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data, 1985, 14. [all data]

Dyke, Gravenor, et al., 1982
Dyke, J.M.; Gravenor, B.W.J.; Lewis, R.A.; Morris, A., Gas-phase high temperature photoelectron spectroscopy: An investigation of the transition metals iron, cobalt, and nickel, J. Phys. B:, 1982, 15, 4523. [all data]

Clements and Sale, 1976
Clements, P.J.; Sale, F.R., A mass spectrometric study of nickel tetracarbonyl, iron pentacarbonyl and binary mixtures of these compounds, Metall. Trans. B:, 1976, 7, 171. [all data]

Hildenbrand, 1975
Hildenbrand, D.L., Thermochemistry of molecular FeO, FeO+ and FeO2, Chem. Phys. Lett., 1975, 34, 352. [all data]

Moore, 1970
Moore, C.E., Ionization potentials and ionization limits derived from the analyses of optical spectra, Natl. Stand. Ref. Data Ser., (U.S. Natl. Bur. Stand.), 1970, 34, 1. [all data]


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