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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 Au+ (ion structure unspecified)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
IE (evaluated)9.22567eVN/AN/AL

Electron affinity determinations

EA (eV) Method Reference Comment
2.3090 ± 0.0010N/AWu, Qin, et al., 2010B
2.30 ± 0.10LPESGantefor, Kraus, et al., 1998B
2.30860 ± 0.00070LPDHotop and Lineberger, 1973B
2.927 ± 0.050LPESTaylor, Pettiettehall, et al., 1992EA set as 0.2 eV above onset to correct for unresolved hot bands.; B

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
9.22567EVALLide, 1992LL
9.22PEDyke, Fayad, et al., 1979LLK
9.22553 ± 0.00002SBrown and Ginter, 1978LLK
8.5 ± 0.8EICocke, Gingerich, et al., 1973LLK
9.21 ± 0.05EICabaud, Hoareau, et al., 1972LLK
9.0 ± 0.5EIGingerich and Pupp, 1971LLK
9.22567SMoore, 1970RDSH


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Wu, Qin, et al., 2010
Wu, X.; Qin, Z.B.; Xie, H.; Cong, R.; Wu, X.H.; Tang, Z.C.; Fan, H.J., Photoelectron Imaging and Theoretical Studies of Group 11 Cyanides MCN (M = Cu, Ag, Au), J. Phys. Chem. A, 2010, 114, 49, 12839-12844, https://doi.org/10.1021/jp1013708 . [all data]

Gantefor, Kraus, et al., 1998
Gantefor, G.; Kraus, S.; Eberhardt, W., Femtosecond photoelectron spectroscopy of the photodissociation of Au-3(-), J. Electron Spectros. Rel. Phenom., 1998, 88, 35-40, https://doi.org/10.1016/S0368-2048(97)00264-8 . [all data]

Hotop and Lineberger, 1973
Hotop, H.; Lineberger, W.C., Dye-laser Photodetachment Studies of Au-, Pt-, PtN-, and Ag-, J. Chem. Phys., 1973, 58, 6, 2379, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1679515 . [all data]

Taylor, Pettiettehall, et al., 1992
Taylor, K.J.; Pettiettehall, C.L.; Cheshnovsky, O.; Smalley, R.E., Ultraviolet Photoelectron Spectra of Coinage Metal Clusters, J. Chem. Phys., 1992, 96, 4, 3319, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.461927 . [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]

Dyke, Fayad, et al., 1979
Dyke, J.M.; Fayad, N.K.; Morris, A.; Trickle, I.R., Gas-phase He I photoelectron spectra of some transition metals: Cu, Ag, Au, Cr and Mn, J. Phys. B:, 1979, 12, 2985. [all data]

Brown and Ginter, 1978
Brown, C.M.; Ginter, M.L., Absorption spectrum of Au I between 1300 and 1900 Å, J. Opt. Soc. Am., 1978, 68, 243. [all data]

Cocke, Gingerich, et al., 1973
Cocke, D.L.; Gingerich, K.A.; Kordis, J., Determination of the high bond dissociation energy of the molecule LaRh, High Temp. Sci., 1973, 5, 474. [all data]

Cabaud, Hoareau, et al., 1972
Cabaud, B.; Hoareau, A.; Nounou, P.; Uzan, R., Etude des processus d'ionisation a haute temperature des vapeurs metalliques par couplage d'une cellule de knudsen et d'une source fox. II. Interpretation des processus d'autoionisation des vapeurs metalliques monoatomiques et influence delatemperature sur les courbes d'efficacite d'ionisation., Int. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Phys., 1972, 8, 181. [all data]

Gingerich and Pupp, 1971
Gingerich, K.A.; Pupp, C., Mass spectrometric determination of the heats of formation atomization of gaseous AuBO, J. Chem. Phys., 1971, 54, 3713. [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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