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Methylamine, N,N-dimethyl-

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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:
B - John E. Bartmess
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)7.85 ± 0.05eVN/AN/AL
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Proton affinity (review)226.8kcal/molN/AHunter and Lias, 1998HL
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Gas basicity219.4kcal/molN/AHunter and Lias, 1998HL

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
7.8PEAue and Bowers, 1979LLK
8.40EIBaldwin, Loudon, et al., 1977LLK
7.8 ± 0.1PEAue, Webb, et al., 1976LLK
7.88PEVovna and Vilesov, 1974LLK
7.83 ± 0.05PEAkopyan and Loginov, 1974LLK
7.83 ± 0.02PEMaier and Turner, 1973LLK
7.95 ± 0.10PIAdamchuk, Dmitriev, et al., 1972LLK
7.80PECornford, Frost, et al., 1971LLK
7.82 ± 0.02PIWatanabe and Mottl, 1957RDSH
8.54PEElbel, Dieck, et al., 1982Vertical value; LBLHLM
8.47PEKobayashi, 1978Vertical value; LLK
8.45PEDaamen and Oskam, 1978Vertical value; LLK
8.44PEKimura and Osafune, 1975Vertical value; LLK
8.560PEAue, Webb, et al., 1975Vertical value; LLK
8.54PEElbel, Bergmann, et al., 1974Vertical value; LLK
8.5PESchafer and Schweig, 1972Vertical value; LLK
8.45 ± 0.01PELloyd and Lynaugh, 1972Vertical value; LLK
8.5 ± 0.1PECradock, Ebsworth, et al., 1972Vertical value; LLK

Appearance energy determinations

Ion AE (eV) Other Products MethodReferenceComment
CH3+14.9(CH3)2NEISenSharma and Franklin, 1973LLK
CH3+14.0 ± 0.1?EIGowenlock, Jones, et al., 1961RDSH
C2H6N+11.25CH3EILoudon and Webb, 1977LLK
C2H6N+10.68 ± 0.09CH3EISolka and Russell, 1974LLK
C2H6N+12.3 ± 0.1CH3EIFisher and Henderson, 1967RDSH
C2H6N+12.3 ± 0.1CH3EIGowenlock, Jones, et al., 1961RDSH
C3H8N+9.38HEILossing, Lam, et al., 1981LLK
C3H8N+10.55?EILoudon and Webb, 1977LLK
C3H8N+9.8 ± 0.1HEITaft, Martin, et al., 1965RDSH

De-protonation reactions

C3H8N- + Hydrogen cation = Methylamine, N,N-dimethyl-

By formula: C3H8N- + H+ = C3H9N

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar>406.22 ± 0.60kcal/molG+TSMacKay and Bohme, 1978gas phase; Computations put dHacid ca. 412 kcal/mol; B
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar>398.00kcal/molIMRBMacKay and Bohme, 1978gas phase; Computations put dHacid ca. 412 kcal/mol; B


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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]

Aue and Bowers, 1979
Aue, D.H.; Bowers, M.T., Chapter 9. Stabilities of positive ions from equilibrium gas phase basicity measurements in Ions Chemistry,, ed. M.T. Bowers, 1979. [all data]

Baldwin, Loudon, et al., 1977
Baldwin, M.A.; Loudon, A.G.; Webb, K.S.; Cardnell, P.C., Charge location and fragmentation under electron impact. V-The ionization potentials of (methylated) phosphoramides, guanidines, formamides, acetamides, ureas and thioureas, Org. Mass Spectrom., 1977, 12, 279. [all data]

Aue, Webb, et al., 1976
Aue, D.H.; Webb, H.M.; Bowers, M.T., Quantitative proton affinities, ionization potentials, and hydrogen affinities of alkylamines, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1976, 98, 311. [all data]

Vovna and Vilesov, 1974
Vovna, V.I.; Vilesov, F.I., Photoelectron spectra the structure of molecular orbitals of methyl amines, Opt. Spectrosc., 1974, 36, 251. [all data]

Akopyan and Loginov, 1974
Akopyan, M.E.; Loginov, Yu.V., Photoelectron spectra of trimethylamine derivatives, Opt. Spectrosc., 1974, 37, 250, In original 442. [all data]

Maier and Turner, 1973
Maier, J.P.; Turner, D.W., Steric inhibition of resonance studied by molecular photoelectron spectroscopy Part 3. Anilines, Phenols and Related Compounds, J. Chem. Soc. Faraday Trans. 2, 1973, 69, 521. [all data]

Adamchuk, Dmitriev, et al., 1972
Adamchuk, V.K.; Dmitriev, A.B.; Prudnikova, G.V.; Sorokin, L.S., Photoionization of low-volatility molecules in a Geiger counter, Opt. Spectrosc., 1972, 33, 191, In original 358. [all data]

Cornford, Frost, et al., 1971
Cornford, A.B.; Frost, D.C.; Herring, F.G.; McDowell, C.A., Electronic levels of methyl amines by photoelectron spectroscopy and an i.n.d.o. calculation, Can. J. Chem., 1971, 49, 1135. [all data]

Watanabe and Mottl, 1957
Watanabe, K.; Mottl, J.R., Ionization potentials of ammonia and some amines, J. Chem. Phys., 1957, 26, 1773. [all data]

Elbel, Dieck, et al., 1982
Elbel, S.; Dieck, H.T.; Demuth, R., Photoelectron sSpectra of group V compounds. IX. The relative perfluoroalkyl substituent effect, J. Fluorine Chem., 1982, 19, 349. [all data]

Kobayashi, 1978
Kobayashi, T., A simple general tendency in photoelectron angular distributions of some monosubstituted benzenes, Phys. Lett., 1978, 69, 105. [all data]

Daamen and Oskam, 1978
Daamen, H.; Oskam, A., Bonding properties of some monosubstituted chromium and tungsten hexacarbonyls M(CO)5L (L=amine, substituted pyridine, azine), Inorg. Chim. Acta, 1978, 26, 81. [all data]

Kimura and Osafune, 1975
Kimura, K.; Osafune, K., Sum rule consideration on valence orbital ionization energies in methyl amines, Mol. Phys., 1975, 29, 1073. [all data]

Aue, Webb, et al., 1975
Aue, D.H.; Webb, H.M.; Bowers, M.T., Proton affinities, ionization potentials, and hydrogen affinities of nitrogen and oxygen bases. Hybridization effects, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1975, 97, 4137. [all data]

Elbel, Bergmann, et al., 1974
Elbel, S.; Bergmann, H.; EnBlin, W., Photoelectron spectra of the trimethyl compounds of the Group V elements, J. Chem. Soc. Faraday Trans. 2., 1974, 70, 555. [all data]

Schafer and Schweig, 1972
Schafer, W.; Schweig, A., Zur Konjugation in aromatischen Aminen und Phosphanen, Angew. Chem., 1972, 84, 898. [all data]

Lloyd and Lynaugh, 1972
Lloyd, D.R.; Lynaugh, N., Photoelectron studies of boron compounds. Part 3. Complexes of borane with Lewis bases, J. Chem. Soc. Faraday Trans. 2, 1972, 68, 947. [all data]

Cradock, Ebsworth, et al., 1972
Cradock, S.; Ebsworth, E.A.V.; Savage, W.J.; Whiteford, R.A., Photoelectron spectra of some methyl, silyl and germyl amines, phosphines and arsines, J. Chem. Soc. Faraday Trans. 2, 1972, 68, 934. [all data]

SenSharma and Franklin, 1973
SenSharma, D.K.; Franklin, J.L., Heat of formation of free radicals by mass spectrometry, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1973, 95, 6562. [all data]

Gowenlock, Jones, et al., 1961
Gowenlock, B.G.; Jones, P.P.; Majer, J.R., Bond dissociation energies in some molecules containing alkyl substituted CH3, NH2, and OH, J. Chem. Soc. Faraday Trans., 1961, 57, 23. [all data]

Loudon and Webb, 1977
Loudon, A.G.; Webb, K.S., The nature of the [C2H6N]+ and [CH4N]+ ions formed by electron impact on methylated formamides, acetamides, ureas, thioureas and hexamethylphosphoramide, Org. Mass Spectrom., 1977, 12, 283. [all data]

Solka and Russell, 1974
Solka, B.H.; Russell, M.E., Energetics of formation of some structural isomers of gaseous C2H5O+ C2H6N+ ions, J. Phys. Chem., 1974, 78, 1268. [all data]

Fisher and Henderson, 1967
Fisher, I.P.; Henderson, E., Mass spectrometry of free radicals, J. Chem. Soc. Faraday Trans., 1967, 63, 1342. [all data]

Lossing, Lam, et al., 1981
Lossing, F.P.; Lam, Y.-T.; Maccoll, A., Gas phase heats of formation of alkyl immonium ions, Can. J. Chem., 1981, 59, 2228. [all data]

Taft, Martin, et al., 1965
Taft, R.W.; Martin, R.H.; Lampe, F.W., Stabilization energies of substituted methyl cations. The effect of strong demand on the resonance order, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1965, 87, 2490. [all data]

MacKay and Bohme, 1978
MacKay, G.I.; Bohme, D.K., Proton-Transfer Reactions in Nitromethane at 297K, Int. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Phys., 1978, 26, 4, 327, https://doi.org/10.1016/0020-7381(78)80052-7 . [all data]


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