Phosphorus trichloride

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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
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
B - John E. Bartmess

View reactions leading to Cl3P+ (ion structure unspecified)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
IE (evaluated)9.90 ± 0.01eVN/AN/AL

Electron affinity determinations

EA (eV) Method Reference Comment
0.82 ± 0.10NBIEMathur, Rothe, et al., 1976B
>3.61223IMRBHalmann and Klein, 1964From PCl5; B

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
9.90 ± 0.01PIPECORuede, Troxler, et al., 1993LL
9.9 ± 0.1EIOzgen, 1983LBLHLM
10.5 ± 0.1EIVarmuza and Krenmayr, 1971LLK
10.18 ± 0.10PELloyd, 1970RDSH
9.91PIPrice and Passmore, 1963RDSH
10.52PEChattorpadhyay, Findley, et al., 1981Vertical value; LLK
10.54PEDaamen, Boxhoorn, et al., 1978Vertical value; LLK
10.52PENicholson and Rademacher, 1974Vertical value; LLK
10.51PEBerkosky, Ellison, et al., 1973Vertical value; LLK
10.52 ± 0.03PECox, Evans, et al., 1972Vertical value; LLK
10.5PEBetteridge, Thompson, et al., 1972Vertical value; LLK

Appearance energy determinations

Ion AE (eV) Other Products MethodReferenceComment
Cl+15.7 ± 0.1?EIOzgen, 1983LBLHLM
Cl+19.8 ± 0.4?EIHalmann and Klein, 1964, 2RDSH
ClP+16.0 ± 0.22ClPIPECORuede, Troxler, et al., 1993LL
ClP+14.5 ± 0.1Cl2/2ClEIOzgen, 1983LBLHLM
ClP+16.0 ± 0.2Cl2/2ClEIVarmuza and Krenmayr, 1971LLK
PCl+16.8 ± 0.3?EIKiser, Dillard, et al., 1969RDSH
PCl+16.5 ± 0.5?EIHalmann and Klein, 1964, 2RDSH
PCl+16.8 ± 0.3?EISandoval, Moser, et al., 1963RDSH
Cl2P+11.61 ± 0.01ClPIPECORuede, Troxler, et al., 1993LL
Cl2P+11.1 ± 0.1ClEIOzgen, 1983LBLHLM
Cl2P+11.9 ± 0.1ClEIVarmuza and Krenmayr, 1971LLK
PCl2+12.3 ± 0.2ClEIKiser, Dillard, et al., 1969RDSH
PCl2+11.8 ± 0.5Cl-EIHalmann and Klein, 1964, 2RDSH
PCl2+12.3 ± 0.2ClEISandoval, Moser, et al., 1963RDSH
P+16.8 ± 0.1?EIOzgen, 1983LBLHLM
P+18.5 ± 0.7Cl2+ClEIVarmuza and Krenmayr, 1971LLK
P+21.0 ± 0.5?EIHalmann and Klein, 1964, 2RDSH
P+21.2 ± 0.5?EISandoval, Moser, et al., 1963RDSH


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Mathur, Rothe, et al., 1976
Mathur, B.P.; Rothe, E.W.; Tang, S.Y.; Reck, G., Negative ions from phosphorus halides due to cesium charge exchange, J. Chem. Phys., 1976, 64, 565. [all data]

Halmann and Klein, 1964
Halmann, M.; Klein, Y., Positive and Negative Ion Mass Spectra of Phosphorous Compounds, Adv. Mass Spectrom., 1964, 3, 267. [all data]

Ruede, Troxler, et al., 1993
Ruede, R.; Troxler, H.; Beglinger, C.; Jungen, M., The dissociation energies of the positive ions NH3+, NF3+, PH3+, PF3+ and PCl3+, Chem. Phys. Lett., 1993, 203, 477. [all data]

Ozgen, 1983
Ozgen, T., Mass spectrometric determination of the appearance potentials of PCl3, AsCl3, SbCl3, BiCl3 and their fragments, Int. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Processes, 1983, 48, 427. [all data]

Varmuza and Krenmayr, 1971
Varmuza, K.; Krenmayr, P., Massenspektrometrische untersuchungen einfacher und gemischter phosphortrihalogenide, Monatsh. Chem., 1971, 102, 1037. [all data]

Lloyd, 1970
Lloyd, D.R., The failure of electron impact measurements to detect first ionization potentials in some molecules, Intern. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Phys., 1970, 4, 500. [all data]

Price and Passmore, 1963
Price, W.C.; Passmore, T.R., [Title unavailable], Faraday Discuss. Chem. Soc., 1963, 35, 232. [all data]

Chattorpadhyay, Findley, et al., 1981
Chattorpadhyay, S.; Findley, G.L.; McGlynn, S.P., Photoelectron spectroscopy of phosphites and phosphates, J. Electron Spectrosc. Relat. Phenom., 1981, 24, 27. [all data]

Daamen, Boxhoorn, et al., 1978
Daamen, H.; Boxhoorn, G.; Oskam, A., U. V. photoelectron (He I and He II) studies of M(CO)5PX3 (M=Cr, Mo, W and X=F, Cl, Br), Inorg. Chim. Acta, 1978, 28, 263. [all data]

Nicholson and Rademacher, 1974
Nicholson, D.G.; Rademacher, P., Photoelectron spectra and electronic structures of antimony(III) halides, Acta Chem. Scand. Ser. A:, 1974, 28, 1136. [all data]

Berkosky, Ellison, et al., 1973
Berkosky, J.L.; Ellison, F.O.; Lee, T.H.; Rabalais, J.W., Model for calculating spin-orbit interactions with applications to photoelectron spectroscopy, J. Chem. Phys., 1973, 59, 5342. [all data]

Cox, Evans, et al., 1972
Cox, P.A.; Evans, S.; Orchard, A.F.; Richardson, N.V.; Roberts, P.J., Simple quantitative molecular orbital methods used in connection with photoelectron spectroscopy, Faraday Discuss. Chem. Soc., 1972, 54, 26. [all data]

Betteridge, Thompson, et al., 1972
Betteridge, D.; Thompson, M.; Baker, A.D.; Kemp, N.R., Photoelectron spectra of phosphorus halides, alkyl phosphites and phosphates, organophosphorus pesticides, and related compounds, Anal. Chem., 1972, 44, 2005. [all data]

Halmann and Klein, 1964, 2
Halmann, M.; Klein, Y., Electron-impact spectroscopy of phosphorus compounds. Part III. Positive- andnegative-ion formation from phosphorus trichloride and phosphoryl chloride, J. Chem. Soc., 1964, 4324. [all data]

Kiser, Dillard, et al., 1969
Kiser, R.W.; Dillard, J.G.; Dugger, D.L., Mass spectrometry of inorganic halides, Advan. Chem. Ser., 1969, 72, 153. [all data]

Sandoval, Moser, et al., 1963
Sandoval, A.A.; Moser, H.C.; Kiser, R.W., Ionization and dissociation processes in phosphorus trichloride and diphosphorus tetrachloride, J. Phys. Chem., 1963, 67, 124. [all data]


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