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Cyanogen

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Gas phase thermochemistry data

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Data compiled as indicated in comments:
ALS - Hussein Y. Afeefy, Joel F. Liebman, and Stephen E. Stein

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltafgas73.870kcal/molReviewChase, 1998Data last reviewed in March, 1961
Deltafgas73.84 ± 0.43kcal/molCcbKnowlton and Prosen, 1951ALS
Deltafgas62.9kcal/molCmMcMorris and Badger, 1933ALS
Deltafgas73.30 ± 0.20kcal/molCcbWartenberg and Schutza, 1933Reanalyzed by Cox and Pilcher, 1970, Original value = 72.8 ± 0.2 kcal/mol; ALS
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltacgas-261.94 ± 0.43kcal/molCcbKnowlton and Prosen, 1951ALS
Deltacgas-251.4 ± 1.2kcal/molCmMcMorris and Badger, 1933ALS
Deltacgas-261.40 ± 0.20kcal/molCcbWartenberg and Schutza, 1933Reanalyzed by Cox and Pilcher, 1970, Original value = -261.3 ± 0.2 kcal/mol; ALS
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
gas,1 bar57.737cal/mol*KReviewChase, 1998Data last reviewed in March, 1961

Gas Phase Heat Capacity (Shomate Equation)

Cp° = A + B*t + C*t2 + D*t3 + E/t2
H° − H°298.15= A*t + B*t2/2 + C*t3/3 + D*t4/4 − E/t + F − H
S° = A*ln(t) + B*t + C*t2/2 + D*t3/3 − E/(2*t2) + G
    Cp = heat capacity (cal/mol*K)
    H° = standard enthalpy (kcal/mol)
    S° = standard entropy (cal/mol*K)
    t = temperature (K) / 1000.

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Temperature (K) 298. - 1300.1300. - 6000.
A 12.3549019.83990
B 8.7938600.528003
C -2.978380-0.100319
D 0.1677350.006615
E -0.102472-2.224821
F 69.4778063.10569
G 69.6196075.45870
H 73.8701073.87010
ReferenceChase, 1998Chase, 1998
Comment Data last reviewed in March, 1961 Data last reviewed in March, 1961

Condensed phase thermochemistry data

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Data compiled by: Eugene S. Domalski and Elizabeth D. Hearing

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
liquid33.181cal/mol*KN/ARuehrwein and Giauque, 1939 

Constant pressure heat capacity of liquid

Cp,liquid (cal/mol*K) Temperature (K) Reference Comment
25.270255.Ruehrwein and Giauque, 1939T = 15 to 252 K.

Phase change data

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Data compiled as indicated in comments:
BS - Robert L. Brown and Stephen E. Stein
TRC - Thermodynamics Research Center, NIST Boulder Laboratories, Chris Muzny, director
DH - Eugene S. Domalski and Elizabeth D. Hearing
AC - William E. Acree, Jr., James S. Chickos
ALS - Hussein Y. Afeefy, Joel F. Liebman, and Stephen E. Stein

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Tboil252.0KN/AWeast and Grasselli, 1989BS
Tboil252.KN/AMajer and Svoboda, 1985 
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Ttriple245.32KN/ARuehrwein and Giauque, 1939, 2Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.02 K; TRC
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Ptriple0.741atmN/AHamann, Mcmanamey, et al., 1953Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.0131 atm; TRC
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltavap4.97kcal/molN/AMajer and Svoboda, 1985 

Enthalpy of vaporization

DeltavapH (kcal/mol) Temperature (K) Method Reference Comment
5.5760252.0N/ARuehrwein and Giauque, 1939P = 101.325 kPa; DH
5.576252.N/AMajer and Svoboda, 1985 
5.86246.AStephenson and Malanowski, 1987Based on data from 240. - 253. K.; AC
5.58 ± 0.05251.95VRuehrwein and Giauque, 1939, 3ALS
5.71257.N/APerry and Bardwell, 1925Based on data from 246. - 273. K.; AC
5.62267.N/APerry and Bardwell, 1925Based on data from 246. - 273. K.; AC

Entropy of vaporization

DeltavapS (cal/mol*K) Temperature (K) Reference Comment
22.13252.0Ruehrwein and Giauque, 1939P; DH

Antoine Equation Parameters

log10(P) = A − (B / (T + C))
    P = vapor pressure (atm)
    T = temperature (K)

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Temperature (K) A B C Reference Comment
252. - 391.34.510901041.518-21.288Stull, 1947Coefficents calculated by NIST from author's data.

Enthalpy of sublimation

DeltasubH (kcal/mol) Temperature (K) Method Reference Comment
7.89224.N/AStephenson and Malanowski, 1987Based on data from 202. - 239. K.; AC
7.74224.N/AGovers, 1975Based on data from 198. - 240. K. See also Perry and Bardwell, 1925.; AC
8.03204.AStull, 1947Based on data from 177. - 230. K.; AC
8.22202. - 245.CATHRuehrwein and Giauque, 1939AC

Enthalpy of fusion

DeltafusH (kcal/mol) Temperature (K) Reference Comment
1.938245.32Ruehrwein and Giauque, 1939DH
1.94245.3Domalski and Hearing, 1996AC

Entropy of fusion

DeltafusS (cal/mol*K) Temperature (K) Reference Comment
7.899245.32Ruehrwein and Giauque, 1939DH

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Reaction thermochemistry data

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Data compiled as indicated in comments:
M - Michael M. Meot-Ner (Mautner) and Sharon G. Lias
ALS - Hussein Y. Afeefy, Joel F. Liebman, and Stephen E. Stein

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Individual Reactions

NH4+ + Cyanogen = (NH4+ bullet Cyanogen)

By formula: H4N+ + C2N2 = (H4N+ bullet C2N2)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar10.4kcal/molPHPMSSpeller and Meot-Ner (Mautner), 1985gas phase; Entropy change calculated or estimated, DG<, «DELTA»rH<; M
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar23.cal/mol*KN/ASpeller and Meot-Ner (Mautner), 1985gas phase; Entropy change calculated or estimated, DG<, «DELTA»rH<; M

Free energy of reaction

DeltarG° (kcal/mol) T (K) Method Reference Comment
3.2315.PHPMSSpeller and Meot-Ner (Mautner), 1985gas phase; Entropy change calculated or estimated, DG<, «DELTA»rH<; M

Cyanogen + Ethane, hexafluoro- = 2Acetonitrile, trifluoro-

By formula: C2N2 + C2F6 = 2C2F3N

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar10.54 ± 0.14kcal/molEqkWalker, Sinke, et al., 1970gas phase; ALS

IR Spectrum

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Mass spectrum (electron ionization)

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Data compiled by: NIST Mass Spectrometry Data Center, William E. Wallace, director

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Origin A.A.Kutin, Moscow, Russia
NIST MS number 273361

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Vibrational and/or electronic energy levels

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Data compiled by: Takehiko Shimanouchi

Symmetry:   Dxh     Symmetry Number sigma = 2


 Sym.   No   Approximate   Selected Freq.  Infrared   Raman   Comments 
 Species   type of mode   Value   Rating   Value  Phase  Value  Phase

«sigma»g+ 1 CN s-str 2330  B 2339.9 gas 2330.5 gas Determined from difference bands
«sigma»g+ 2 NN str 846  C  ia 845.5 gas
«sigma»u+ 3 CN a-str 2158  A 2157.83 gas  ia
«pi»g 4 CCN bend 503  C  ia 502.8 gas
«pi»u 5 CCN bend 234  B 233.1 gas 233.7 gas Determined from difference bands

Source: Shimanouchi, 1972

Notes

iaInactive
A0~1 cm-1 uncertainty
B1~3 cm-1 uncertainty
C3~6 cm-1 uncertainty

References

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Chase, 1998
Chase, M.W., Jr., NIST-JANAF Themochemical Tables, Fourth Edition, J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data, Monograph 9, 1998, 1-1951. [all data]

Knowlton and Prosen, 1951
Knowlton, J.W.; Prosen, E.J., Heat of combustion and formation of cyanogen, J. Res. NBS, 1951, 46, 489-495. [all data]

McMorris and Badger, 1933
McMorris, J.; Badger, R.M., The heat of combustion, entropy and free energy of cyanogen gas, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1933, 55, 1952-1957. [all data]

Wartenberg and Schutza, 1933
Wartenberg, H.V.; Schutza, H., Die verbrennungswarme des cyans, Z. Phys. Chem., 1933, 164, 386-388. [all data]

Cox and Pilcher, 1970
Cox, J.D.; Pilcher, G., Thermochemistry of Organic and Organometallic Compounds, Academic Press, New York, 1970, 1-636. [all data]

Ruehrwein and Giauque, 1939
Ruehrwein, R.A.; Giauque, W.F., The entropy of cyanogen. Heat capacity and vapor pressure of solid and liquid. Heats of fusion and vaporization, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1939, 61, 2940-2944. [all data]

Weast and Grasselli, 1989
CRC Handbook of Data on Organic Compounds, 2nd Editon, Weast,R.C and Grasselli, J.G., ed(s)., CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, FL, 1989, 1. [all data]

Majer and Svoboda, 1985
Majer, V.; Svoboda, V., Enthalpies of Vaporization of Organic Compounds: A Critical Review and Data Compilation, Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford, 1985, 300. [all data]

Ruehrwein and Giauque, 1939, 2
Ruehrwein, R.A.; Giauque, W.F., The entropy of cyanogen heat capacity and vapor pressure of solid and liquid heats of fusion and vaporization, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1939, 61, 2940-4. [all data]

Hamann, Mcmanamey, et al., 1953
Hamann, S.D.; Mcmanamey, W.J.; Pearse, J.F., The forces between polyatomic molecules, Trans. Faraday Soc., 1953, 49, 351. [all data]

Stephenson and Malanowski, 1987
Stephenson, Richard M.; Malanowski, Stanislaw, Handbook of the Thermodynamics of Organic Compounds, 1987, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-3173-2 . [all data]

Ruehrwein and Giauque, 1939, 3
Ruehrwein, R.A.; Giauque, W.F., The entropy of cyanogen. Heat capacity and vapor pressure of solid and liquid. Heats of fusion and vaporization, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1939, 61, 2940-29. [all data]

Perry and Bardwell, 1925
Perry, John H.; Bardwell, D.C., THE VAPOR PRESSURES OF SOLID AND LIQUID CYANOGEN 1, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1925, 47, 11, 2629-2632, https://doi.org/10.1021/ja01688a002 . [all data]

Stull, 1947
Stull, Daniel R., Vapor Pressure of Pure Substances. Organic and Inorganic Compounds, Ind. Eng. Chem., 1947, 39, 4, 517-540, https://doi.org/10.1021/ie50448a022 . [all data]

Govers, 1975
Govers, H.A.J., Derivation of carbon--nitrogen, hydrogen--nitrogen and nitrogen--nitrogen non-bonded potential parameters in molecular crystals, Acta Crystallogr Sect A Cryst Phys Diffr Theor Gen Crystallogr', 1975, 31, 3, 380-385, https://doi.org/10.1107/S0567739475000800 . [all data]

Domalski and Hearing, 1996
Domalski, Eugene S.; Hearing, Elizabeth D., Heat Capacities and Entropies of Organic Compounds in the Condensed Phase. Volume III, J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data, 1996, 25, 1, 1, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.555985 . [all data]

Speller and Meot-Ner (Mautner), 1985
Speller, C.V.; Meot-Ner (Mautner), M., The Ionic Hydrogen Bond and Ion Solvation. 3. Bonds Involving Cyanides. Correlations with Proton Affinites, J. Phys. Chem., 1985, 81, 24, 5217, https://doi.org/10.1021/j100270a020 . [all data]

Walker, Sinke, et al., 1970
Walker, L.C.; Sinke, G.C.; Perettie, D.J.; Janz, G.J., Enthalpy of formation of trifluoroacetonitrile, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1970, 92, 4525-4526. [all data]

Shimanouchi, 1972
Shimanouchi, T., Tables of Molecular Vibrational Frequencies Consolidated Volume II, J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data, 1972, 6, 3, 993-1102. [all data]


Notes

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