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Tungsten hexafluoride

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Gas phase ion energetics data

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Data compiled as indicated in comments:
LLK - Sharon G. Lias, Rhoda D. Levin, and Sherif A. Kafafi
B - John E. Bartmess

Electron affinity determinations

EA (eV) Method Reference Comment
3.36 ± 0.20IMRBViggiano, Paulson, et al., 1985B
3.50 ± 0.10IMRBGeorge and Beauchamp, 1979EA: > F-, < Cl-; B
>5.10 ± 0.50NBIECompton, Reinhardt, et al., 1978B
3.70 ± 0.20NBIEDispert and Lacmann, 1977B
>4.90 ± 0.40NBIEMathur, Rothe, et al., 1977B
2.74061SIPage and Goode, 1969The Magnetron method, lacking mass analysis, is not considered reliable.; B

Appearance energy determinations

Ion AE (eV) Other Products MethodReferenceComment
F3W+24.0 ± 0.5?EIHildenbrand, 1975LLK
F4W+19.5 ± 0.32FEIHildenbrand, 1975LLK
F5W+15.24 ± 0.10FEIHildenbrand, 1975LLK


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Viggiano, Paulson, et al., 1985
Viggiano, A.A.; Paulson, J.F.; Dale, F.; Henchman, M.; Adams, N.G.; Smith, D., Ion chemistry and electon affinity of WF6, J. Phys. Chem., 1985, 89, 2264. [all data]

George and Beauchamp, 1979
George, P.M.; Beauchamp, J.L., The electron and fluoride affinites of tungsten hexafluoride by ICR spectroscopy, Chem. Phys., 1979, 36, 345. [all data]

Compton, Reinhardt, et al., 1978
Compton, R.N.; Reinhardt, P.W.; Cooper, C.D., Collisional ionization between fast alkali atoms and selected hexafluoride molecules, J. Chem. Phys., 1978, 68, 2023. [all data]

Dispert and Lacmann, 1977
Dispert, H.; Lacmann, K., Formation of WF6- and its dissociative products by collisional ionization, Chem. Phys. Lett., 1977, 45, 311. [all data]

Mathur, Rothe, et al., 1977
Mathur, B.P.; Rothe, R.W.; Reck, G.P., Ionization reactions of metal hexafluorides with alkali atoms and dimers, J. Chem. Phys., 1977, 67, 377. [all data]

Page and Goode, 1969
Page, F.M.; Goode, G.C., Negative Ions and the Magnetron., Wiley, NY, 1969. [all data]

Hildenbrand, 1975
Hildenbrand, D.L., Thermochemistry of the gaseous tungsten fluorides, Chem. Phys. Lett., 1975, 62, 3074. [all data]


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