Phosphorus trifluoride

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Gas phase ion energetics data

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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

View reactions leading to F3P+ (ion structure unspecified)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
IE (evaluated)11.38 ± 0.10eVN/AN/AL
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Proton affinity (review)695.3kJ/molN/AHunter and Lias, 1998HL
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Gas basicity662.8kJ/molN/AHunter and Lias, 1998HL

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
11.38 ± 0.01PIPECORuede, Troxler, et al., 1993LL
<=11.44PIBerkowitz, Greene, et al., 1984LBLHLM
11.51EINeskovic, Miletic, et al., 1983LBLHLM
11.65EIBaldwin, Loudon, et al., 1977LLK
11.65 ± 0.07EITorgerson and Westmore, 1975LLK
11.4 ± 0.2EIHarland, Rankin, et al., 1974LLK
11.5 ± 0.1PIHarland, Rankin, et al., 1974LLK
11.6 ± 0.1EIDean, Finch, et al., 1974LLK
11.57 ± 0.01PEMaier and Turner, 1972LLK
11.66 ± 0.01PEBasset and Lloyd, 1972LLK
11.56PEMuller, Fenderl, et al., 1971LLK
11.7 ± 0.1EIMuller and Fenderl, 1971LLK
9.71PIPrice and Passmore, 1963RDSH
12.20PEYarbrough and Hall, 1978Vertical value; LLK
12.28PEDaamen, Boxhoorn, et al., 1978Vertical value; LLK
12.23 ± 0.02PECradock and Rankin, 1972Vertical value; LLK
12.28PEPotts, Lempka, et al., 1970Vertical value; RDSH
12.3PEHillier, Marriott, et al., 1970Vertical value; RDSH
12.31PEGreen, King, et al., 1970Vertical value; RDSH

Appearance energy determinations

Ion AE (eV) Other Products MethodReferenceComment
FP+20.5 ± 0.2F2EITorgerson and Westmore, 1975LLK
FP+21.0 ± 0.32FEIHarland, Rankin, et al., 1974LLK
F2P+14.27 ± 0.02FPIPECORuede, Troxler, et al., 1993LL
F2P+14.55 ± 0.01FPIBerkowitz, Greene, et al., 1984LBLHLM
F2P+15.42FEINeskovic, Miletic, et al., 1983LBLHLM
F2P+15.5 ± 0.2FEITorgerson and Westmore, 1975LLK
F2P+13.5 ± 0.1FEIDean, Finch, et al., 1974LLK


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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, . [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]

Berkowitz, Greene, et al., 1984
Berkowitz, J.; Greene, J.P.; Foropoulos, J., Jr.; Neskovic, O.M., Bonding and ionization energies of N-F and P-F compounds, J. Chem. Phys., 1984, 81, 6166. [all data]

Neskovic, Miletic, et al., 1983
Neskovic, O.; Miletic, M.; Veljkovic, M.; Golobocantin, D.; Zmbov, K.F., Ionization and fragmentation of phosphorous oxyfluoride by electron impact, Int. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Processes, 1983, 47, 141. [all data]

Baldwin, Loudon, et al., 1977
Baldwin, M.A.; Loudon, A.G.; Dunmur, R.E.; Schmutzler, R.; Gregor, I.K., Charge location and fragmentation under electron impact. IV-The behaviour under electron impact of some N-methyl, N'-R-1,2,4-phosphadiazetidine-3-ones and related compounds, Org. Mass Spectrom., 1977, 12, 275. [all data]

Torgerson and Westmore, 1975
Torgerson, D.F.; Westmore, J.B., Energetics of the ionization and fragmentation of phosphorus trifluoride by electron impact, Can. J. Chem., 1975, 53, 933. [all data]

Harland, Rankin, et al., 1974
Harland, P.W.; Rankin, D.W.H.; Thynne, J.C.J., Ionisation by electron impact of phosphorus trifluoride and difluorocyanophosphine, Int. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Phys., 1974, 13, 395. [all data]

Dean, Finch, et al., 1974
Dean, C.R.S.; Finch, A.; Gardner, P.J.; Payling, D.W., Appearance and ionization potentials of ions produced by electron-impact on some phosphorus-fluorine compounds: the phosphorusphorus bond dissociation energy in diphosphorus tetrafluoride, J. Chem. Soc. Faraday Trans. 1, 1974, 70, 1921. [all data]

Maier and Turner, 1972
Maier, J.P.; Turner, D.W., Photoelectron spectroscopy and the geometry of the phosphine and phosphorous trifluoride molecular ions, J. Chem. Soc. Faraday Trans. 2, 1972, 68, 711. [all data]

Basset and Lloyd, 1972
Basset, P.J.; Lloyd, D.R., Photoelectron spectra of halides. Part III. Trifluorides and oxide trifluorides of nitrogen and phosphorus, and phosphorus oxide trichloride, J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans., 1972, 248. [all data]

Muller, Fenderl, et al., 1971
Muller, J.; Fenderl, K.; Mertschenk, B., Die Donor-Akzeptor-Eigenschaften des Liganden Trifluorphosphin in Ubergangsmetallkomplexen, Chem. Ber., 1971, 104, 700. [all data]

Muller and Fenderl, 1971
Muller, J.; Fenderl, K., Reaktionen des «pi»-Cyclopentadienyl-Mangantricarbonyl-Kations mit einfachen Fluorverbindungen in der gasphase, Chem. Ber., 1971, 104, 2207. [all data]

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

Yarbrough and Hall, 1978
Yarbrough, L.W., II; Hall, M.B., Photoelectron spectra of substituted chromium, molybdenum, and tungsten pentacarbonyls. Relative «pi»-acceptor and «sigma»-donor properties of various phosphorus ligands, Inorg. Chem., 1978, 17, 2269. [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]

Cradock and Rankin, 1972
Cradock, S.; Rankin, D.W.H., Photoelectron spectra of PF2H some substituted difluorophosphines, J. Chem. Soc. Faraday Trans. 2, 1972, 68, 940. [all data]

Potts, Lempka, et al., 1970
Potts, A.W.; Lempka, H.J.; Streets, D.G.; Price, W.C., Photoelectron spectra of the halides of elements in groups III, IV, V and VI, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. (London), 1970, A268, 59. [all data]

Hillier, Marriott, et al., 1970
Hillier, I.H.; Marriott, J.C.; Saunders, V.R.; Ware, M.J.; Lloyd, D.R.; Lynaugh, N., A theoretical and experimental study of the bonding in PF3.BH3, Chem. Commun., 1970, 1586. [all data]

Green, King, et al., 1970
Green, J.C.; King, D.I.; Eland, J.H.D., Photoelectron spectra of trifluorophosphine and its complexes Ni(PF3), and Pt(PF3)4, Chem. Commun., 1970, 1121. [all data]


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