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Gas phase ion energetics data

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Data evaluated as indicated in comments:
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 K+ (ion structure unspecified)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
IE (evaluated)4.34066 ± 0.00001eVN/AN/AL

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
4.34066EVALLide, 1992LL
4.34066SKelly, 1987LBLHLM
4.34066 ± 0.00001SSugar and Corliss, 1985LBLHLM
4.5 ± 1.0SFarber, Srivastava, et al., 1982LBLHLM
4.4EIZmbov, Wu, et al., 1977LLK
4.1 ± 0.3EISimmons, Lowden, et al., 1977LLK
4.34PEWilliams and Potts, 1976LLK
4.34066SMoore, 1970RDSH


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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]

Farber, Srivastava, et al., 1982
Farber, M.; Srivastava, R.D.; Moyer, J.W., Mass spectrometric determination of the thermodynamics of potassium hydroxide and minor potassium-containing species required in magnetohydrodynamic power systems, J. Chem. Thermodyn., 1982, 14, 1103. [all data]

Zmbov, Wu, et al., 1977
Zmbov, K.F.; Wu, C.H.; Ihle, H.R., A mass spectrometric study of heteronuclear diatomic alkali metal molecules. Dissociation energies ionization potentials of NaLi, KLi, NaK, J. Chem. Phys., 1977, 67, 4603. [all data]

Simmons, Lowden, et al., 1977
Simmons, L.L.; Lowden, L.F.; Ehlert, T.C., A mass spectrometric study of K2CO3 and K2O, J. Phys. Chem., 1977, 81, 706. [all data]

Williams and Potts, 1976
Williams, T.A.; Potts, A.W., Complexities in the HeI photoelectron spectra of alkali metal vapours, J. Electron Spectrosc. Relat. Phenom., 1976, 8, 331. [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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