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Argon

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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

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
IE (evaluated)15.759 ± 0.001eVN/AN/AL
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Proton affinity (review)88.24kcal/molN/AHunter and Lias, 1998HL
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Gas basicity82.77kcal/molN/AHunter and Lias, 1998HL

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
15.763PIPECOWeitzel, Mahnert, et al., 1994LL
15.75962EVALLide, 1992LL
15.82EIWetzel, Baiocchi, et al., 1987LBLHLM
15.760SKelly, 1987LBLHLM
15.759PEKimura, Katsumata, et al., 1981LLK
15.88EIClare and Sowerby, 1981LLK
15.7EIFreiser, 1980LLK
15.75962 ± 0.00001SMinnhagen, 1973LLK
15.753 ± 0.002TESpohr, Guyon, et al., 1971LLK
15.75962 ± 0.00001SYoshino, 1970RDSH
15.759SYoshino, 1969RDSH
15.713 ± 0.003CIHotop and Niehaus, 1969RDSH
15.757 ± 0.005PECollin and Natalis, 1968RDSH
15.74 ± 0.05EIGallegos and Klaver, 1967RDSH
15.78 ± 0.03EIWinters, Collins, et al., 1966RDSH
15.79PEAl-Joboury and Turner, 1963RDSH

References

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Data compilation copyright by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on behalf of the U.S.A. All rights reserved.

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]

Weitzel, Mahnert, et al., 1994
Weitzel, K.-M.; Mahnert, J.; Penno, M., ZEKE-PEPICO investigations of dissociation energies in ionic reactions, Chem. Phys. Lett., 1994, 224, 371. [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]

Wetzel, Baiocchi, et al., 1987
Wetzel, R.C.; Baiocchi, F.A.; Hayes, T.R.; Freund, R.S., Absolute cross sections for electron-impact ionization of the rare-gas atoms by the fast-neutral-beam method, Phys. Rev. A, 1987, 35, 559. [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]

Kimura, Katsumata, et al., 1981
Kimura, K.; Katsumata, S.; Achiba, Y.; Yamazaki, T.; Iwata, S., Ionization energies, Ab initio assignments, and valence electronic structure for 200 molecules in Handbook of HeI Photoelectron Spectra of Fundamental Organic Compounds, Japan Scientific Soc. Press, Tokyo, 1981. [all data]

Clare and Sowerby, 1981
Clare, P.; Sowerby, D.B., Electron impact ionisation energies of some halo-cyclotriphosphazenes, J. Inorg. Nucl. Chem., 1981, 43, 477. [all data]

Freiser, 1980
Freiser, B.S., Electron impact ionization of argon ions by trapped ion cyclotron resonanace spectroscopy, Int. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Phys., 1980, 33, 263. [all data]

Minnhagen, 1973
Minnhagen, L., Spectrum and the energy levels of neutral argon, Ar I, J. Opt. Soc. Am., 1973, 63, 1185. [all data]

Spohr, Guyon, et al., 1971
Spohr, R.; Guyon, P.M.; Chupka, W.A.; Berkowitz, J., Threshold photoelectron detector for use in the vacuum ultraviolet, Rev. Sci. Instrum., 1971, 42, 1872. [all data]

Yoshino, 1970
Yoshino, K., Absorption spectrum of the argon atom in the vacuum-ultraviolet region, J. Opt. Soc. Am., 1970, 60, 1220. [all data]

Yoshino, 1969
Yoshino, K., Absorption spectrum of the argon atom in the vacuum-ultraviolet region, J. Opt. Soc. Am., 1969, 59, 1525. [all data]

Hotop and Niehaus, 1969
Hotop, H.; Niehaus, A., Reactions of excited atoms molecules with atoms and molecules. II. Energy analysis of penning electrons, Z. Phys., 1969, 228, 68. [all data]

Collin and Natalis, 1968
Collin, J.E.; Natalis, P., Vibrational and electronic ionic states of nitric oxide. An accurate method for measuring ionization potentials by photoelectron spectroscopy, Intern. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Phys., 1968, 1, 483. [all data]

Gallegos and Klaver, 1967
Gallegos, E.J.; Klaver, R.F., Automatic voltage scanner for a peak switching mass spectrometer, J.Sci. Instr., 1967, 44, 427. [all data]

Winters, Collins, et al., 1966
Winters, R.E.; Collins, J.H.; Courchene, W.L., Resolution of fine structure in ionization-efficiency curves, J. Chem. Phys., 1966, 45, 1931. [all data]

Al-Joboury and Turner, 1963
Al-Joboury, M.I.; Turner, D.W., Molecular photo-electron spectroscopy. Part I. The hydrogen and nitrogen molecules, J. Chem. Soc., 1963, 5141. [all data]


Notes

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