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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
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 Rb+ (ion structure unspecified)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
IE (evaluated)4.17713 ± 0.000002eVN/AN/AL

Electron affinity determinations

EA (eV) Method Reference Comment
0.485940 ± 0.000044LPDFrey, Breyer, et al., 1978Given: 3919.18(16) cm-1; B
0.4860 ± 0.0030LPESPatterson, Hotop, et al., 1974B

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
4.17713EVALLide, 1992LL
4.18PEWilliams and Potts, 1976LLK
4.17713 ± 0.000002SMoore, 1970RDSH


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Frey, Breyer, et al., 1978
Frey, P.; Breyer, F.; Hotop, H., High Resolutions Photodetachment from the Rubidium Negative Ion around the Rb(5p1/2) Threshold, J. Phys. B: Atom. Mol. Phys., 1978, 11, 19, L589, https://doi.org/10.1088/0022-3700/11/19/005 . [all data]

Patterson, Hotop, et al., 1974
Patterson, T.A.; Hotop, H.; Kasdan, A.; Norcross, D.W.; Lineberger, W.C., Resonances in Alkali Negative-Ion Photodetachment and Electron Affinities of the Corresponding Neutrals, Phys. Rev. Lett., 1974, 32, 5, 189, https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.32.189 . [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]

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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