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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

View reactions leading to Mg+ (ion structure unspecified)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
IE (evaluated)7.64624eVN/AN/AL
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Proton affinity (review)819.6kJ/molN/AHunter and Lias, 1998HL
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Gas basicity797.3kJ/molN/AHunter and Lias, 1998HL

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
7.64624EVALLide, 1992LL
7.646SKelly, 1987LBLHLM
7.3EISasamoto, Hara, et al., 1981LLK
7.72 ± 0.05EIRauh and Ackermann, 1979LLK
7.63 ± 0.08EIRauh and Ackermann, 1974LLK
7.646SMoore, 1970RDSH
7.64623SRisberg, 1965RDSH
7.5 ± 0.2SIZinkiewicz, 1553RDSH


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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]

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]

Sasamoto, Hara, et al., 1981
Sasamoto, T.; Hara, H.; Sata, T., Mass spectrometric study of the vaporization of magnesium oxide from magnesium aluminate spinel, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 1981, 54, 3327. [all data]

Rauh and Ackermann, 1979
Rauh, E.G.; Ackermann, R.J., The first ionization potentials of the transition metals, J. Chem. Phys., 1979, 70, 1004. [all data]

Rauh and Ackermann, 1974
Rauh, E.G.; Ackermann, R.J., First ionization potentials of some refractory oxide vapors, J. Chem. Phys., 1974, 60, 1396. [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]

Risberg, 1965
Risberg, G., The spectrum of atomic magnesium, Mg I, Ark. Fys., 1965, 28, 381. [all data]

Zinkiewicz, 1553
Zinkiewicz, J.M., Determination of the ionization potential of Ca and Mg atoms by the surface ionization method using a mass spectrometer, Proc. Colloq. Spectros. Intern., 14th Debrecen, Hung., 1967,, 1553, 3. [all data]


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