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Boron nitride


Gas phase ion energetics data

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Data compiled by: John E. Bartmess

Electron affinity determinations

EA (eV) Method Reference Comment
3.1600 ± 0.0050LPESAsmis, Taylor, et al., 1998 
2.90 ± 0.30N/AReid, 1993 

Constants of diatomic molecules

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Data compiled by: Klaus P. Huber and Gerhard H. Herzberg

Data collected through June, 1976

Symbols used in the table of constants
SymbolMeaning
State electronic state and / or symmetry symbol
Te minimum electronic energy (cm-1)
ωe vibrational constant – first term (cm-1)
ωexe vibrational constant – second term (cm-1)
ωeye vibrational constant – third term (cm-1)
Be rotational constant in equilibrium position (cm-1)
αe rotational constant – first term (cm-1)
γe rotation-vibration interaction constant (cm-1)
De centrifugal distortion constant (cm-1)
βe rotational constant – first term, centrifugal force (cm-1)
re internuclear distance (Å)
Trans. observed transition(s) corresponding to electronic state
ν00 position of 0-0 band (units noted in table)
Diatomic constants for 11B14N
StateTeomegaeomegaexeomegaeyeBealphaegammaeDebetaereTrans.nu00
           R 34499 H
Douglas and Herzberg, 1940
           R 32817 H
Douglas and Herzberg, 1940
           V 30963 H
Douglas and Herzberg, 1940
A 3Pi 27875.0 1317.5 H 14.9  1.555 0.010  (0.0000087)  1.326 A lrarrow X R 27775.8 H
missing citation; Nicholls, Fraser, et al., 1959; Thrush, 1960; Mosher and Frosch, 1970
StateTeomegaeomegaexeomegaeyeBealphaegammaeDebetaereTrans.nu00
X 3Pi 0 1 1514.6 H 12.3  1.666 0.025  (0.0000081)  1.281  

Notes

1The observation of A rarrow X in absorption in rare gas matrices Mosher and Frosch, 1970 supports theoretical predictions Verhaegen, Richards, et al., 1967, Melrose and Russell, 1971 of a 3Pi ground state.

References

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Asmis, Taylor, et al., 1998
Asmis, K.R.; Taylor, T.R.; Neumark, D.M., Anion photoelectron spectroscopy of BN-, Chem. Phys. Lett., 1998, 295, 1-2, 75-81, https://doi.org/10.1016/S0009-2614(98)00943-9 . [all data]

Reid, 1993
Reid, C.J., Electron Affinities of BH, B2, BC, and BN molecules determined using Charge Inversion Spectrometry, Int. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Proc., 1993, 127, 147, https://doi.org/10.1016/0168-1176(93)87087-9 . [all data]

Douglas and Herzberg, 1940
Douglas, A.E.; Herzberg, G., Band spectrum of the BN molecule, Can. J. Res. Sect. A, 1940, 18, 179. [all data]

Nicholls, Fraser, et al., 1959
Nicholls, R.W.; Fraser, P.A.; Jarmain, W.R., Transition probability parameters of molecular spectra arising from combustion processes, Combust. Flame, 1959, 3, 13. [all data]

Thrush, 1960
Thrush, B.A., Absorption spectra of diatomic radicals containing boron or silicon, Nature (London), 1960, 186, 1044. [all data]

Mosher and Frosch, 1970
Mosher, O.A.; Frosch, R.P., Experimental identification of the ground state of BN in a rare-gas matrix, J. Chem. Phys., 1970, 52, 5781. [all data]

Verhaegen, Richards, et al., 1967
Verhaegen, G.; Richards, W.G.; Moser, C.M., Low-lying valence levels of BN and C2. The ground state of BN, J. Chem. Phys., 1967, 46, 160. [all data]

Melrose and Russell, 1971
Melrose, M.P.; Russell, D., Variational calculations on BN, J. Chem. Phys., 1971, 55, 470. [all data]


Notes

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