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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 compiled by: John E. Bartmess

Electron affinity determinations

EA (eV) Method Reference Comment
3.90 ± 0.10LPESGantefor, Kraus, et al., 1998 
3.837 ± 0.050LPESTaylor, Pettiettehall, et al., 1992EA set as 0.2 eV above onset to correct for unresolved hot bands.
3.67 ± 0.30LPESHo, Ervin, et al., 1990EA: threshold, >=EA(adiabatic). Vertical Detachment Energy: >3.5 eV.

Vibrational and/or electronic energy levels

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Data compiled by: Marilyn E. Jacox

State:   ?


 Energy 
 (cm-1
 Med.   Transition   «lambda»min 
 (nm) 
 «lambda»max 
 (nm) 
 References

Tx = 43300 Ar Fedrigo, Harbich, et al., 1993

State:   ?


 Energy 
 (cm-1
 Med.   Transition   «lambda»min 
 (nm) 
 «lambda»max 
 (nm) 
 References

Tx = 42900 Kr Harbich, Fedrigo, et al., 1992

State:   ?


 Energy 
 (cm-1
 Med.   Transition   «lambda»min 
 (nm) 
 «lambda»max 
 (nm) 
 References

Tx = 38800 Ar Fedrigo, Harbich, et al., 1993

State:   ?


 Energy 
 (cm-1
 Med.   Transition   «lambda»min 
 (nm) 
 «lambda»max 
 (nm) 
 References

Tx = 39200 Kr Harbich, Fedrigo, et al., 1992

State:   ?


 Energy 
 (cm-1
 Med.   Transition   «lambda»min 
 (nm) 
 «lambda»max 
 (nm) 
 References

Tx = 35100 Ar Klotzbucher and Ozin, 1980
Fedrigo, Harbich, et al., 1993

State:   ?


 Energy 
 (cm-1
 Med.   Transition   «lambda»min 
 (nm) 
 «lambda»max 
 (nm) 
 References

Tx = 35500 Kr Harbich, Fedrigo, et al., 1992

State:   ?


 Energy 
 (cm-1
 Med.   Transition   «lambda»min 
 (nm) 
 «lambda»max 
 (nm) 
 References

Tx = 33100 Ar Fedrigo, Harbich, et al., 1993

State:   ?


 Energy 
 (cm-1
 Med.   Transition   «lambda»min 
 (nm) 
 «lambda»max 
 (nm) 
 References

Tx = 32500 Kr Harbich, Fedrigo, et al., 1992

State:   ?


 Energy 
 (cm-1
 Med.   Transition   «lambda»min 
 (nm) 
 «lambda»max 
 (nm) 
 References

Tx = 27000 Ar Fedrigo, Harbich, et al., 1993

State:   ?


 Energy 
 (cm-1
 Med.   Transition   «lambda»min 
 (nm) 
 «lambda»max 
 (nm) 
 References

Tx = 28600 Kr Harbich, Fedrigo, et al., 1992

State:   ?


 Energy 
 (cm-1
 Med.   Transition   «lambda»min 
 (nm) 
 «lambda»max 
 (nm) 
 References

Tx = 21900 Ar Klotzbucher and Ozin, 1980
Fedrigo, Harbich, et al., 1993

State:   ?


 Energy 
 (cm-1
 Med.   Transition   «lambda»min 
 (nm) 
 «lambda»max 
 (nm) 
 References

Tx = 21900 Kr Harbich, Fedrigo, et al., 1992

State:   ?


 Energy 
 (cm-1
 Med.   Transition   «lambda»min 
 (nm) 
 «lambda»max 
 (nm) 
 References

Tx = 19600 Ar Fedrigo, Harbich, et al., 1993

State:   ?


 Energy 
 (cm-1
 Med.   Transition   «lambda»min 
 (nm) 
 «lambda»max 
 (nm) 
 References

Tx = 19500 Kr Harbich, Fedrigo, et al., 1992

State:   ?


 Energy 
 (cm-1
 Med.   Transition   «lambda»min 
 (nm) 
 «lambda»max 
 (nm) 
 References

Tx = 18900 Ar Fedrigo, Harbich, et al., 1993

State:   ?


 Energy 
 (cm-1
 Med.   Transition   «lambda»min 
 (nm) 
 «lambda»max 
 (nm) 
 References

Tx = 19600 Kr Harbich, Fedrigo, et al., 1992

State:   ?


 Energy 
 (cm-1
 Med.   Transition   «lambda»min 
 (nm) 
 «lambda»max 
 (nm) 
 References

Tx = 17300 Ar Fedrigo, Harbich, et al., 1993

State:   ?


 Energy 
 (cm-1
 Med.   Transition   «lambda»min 
 (nm) 
 «lambda»max 
 (nm) 
 References

Tx = 17300 Kr Harbich, Fedrigo, et al., 1992

State:   ?


 Energy 
 (cm-1
 Med.   Transition   «lambda»min 
 (nm) 
 «lambda»max 
 (nm) 
 References

Tx = 12400 Ar Fedrigo, Harbich, et al., 1993

State:   ?


 Energy 
 (cm-1
 Med.   Transition   «lambda»min 
 (nm) 
 «lambda»max 
 (nm) 
 References

Tx = 12300 Kr Harbich, Fedrigo, et al., 1992

State:   a


 Energy 
 (cm-1
 Med.   Transition   «lambda»min 
 (nm) 
 «lambda»max 
 (nm) 
 References

To = 13354.15 gas a-X 710 750 Bishea and Morse, 1991


Vib. 
sym. 
 No.   Approximate 
 type of mode 
 cm-1   Med.   Method   References

a1' 1 Sym. stretch 181.7 gas MPI Bishea and Morse, 1991
e' 2 Deformation 56 T gas MPI Bishea and Morse, 1991

Additional references: Jacox, 1994, page 60; Jacox, 1998, page 161

Notes

TTentative assignment or approximate value
oEnergy separation between the v = 0 levels of the excited and electronic ground states.
xEnergy separation between the band maximum of the excited electronic state and the v = 0 level of the ground state.

References

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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]

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]

Ho, Ervin, et al., 1990
Ho, J.; Ervin, K.M.; Lineberger, W.C., Photoelectron Spectroscopy of Metal Cluster Anions - Cun-, Agn-, and Aun-, J. Chem. Phys., 1990, 93, 10, 6987, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.459475 . [all data]

Fedrigo, Harbich, et al., 1993
Fedrigo, S.; Harbich, W.; Buttet, J., Optical response of Ag2, Ag3, Au2, and Au3 in argon matrices, J. Chem. Phys., 1993, 99, 8, 5712, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.465920 . [all data]

Harbich, Fedrigo, et al., 1992
Harbich, W.; Fedrigo, S.; Buttet, J.; Lindsay, D.M., Deposition of mass selected gold clusters in solid krypton, J. Chem. Phys., 1992, 96, 11, 8104, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.462362 . [all data]

Klotzbucher and Ozin, 1980
Klotzbucher, W.; Ozin, G.A., Optical spectra of hafnium, tungsten, rhenium and ruthenium atoms and other heavy transition-metal atoms and small clusters (Zr1,2, Pd1,2, Au1,2,3) in noble-gas matrixes, Inorg. Chem., 1980, 19, 12, 3767, https://doi.org/10.1021/ic50214a037 . [all data]

Bishea and Morse, 1991
Bishea, G.A.; Morse, M.D., Resonant two-photon ionization spectroscopy of jet-cooled Au3, J. Chem. Phys., 1991, 95, 12, 8779, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.461213 . [all data]

Jacox, 1994
Jacox, M.E., Vibrational and electronic energy levels of polyatomic transient molecules, American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, 1994, 464. [all data]

Jacox, 1998
Jacox, M.E., Vibrational and electronic energy levels of polyatomic transient molecules: supplement A, J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data, 1998, 27, 2, 115-393, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.556017 . [all data]


Notes

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