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Nitric oxide

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Gas phase ion energetics data

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Data compilation copyright by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on behalf of the U.S.A. All rights reserved.

Data evaluated as indicated in comments:
HL - Edward P. Hunter and Sharon G. Lias
L - Sharon G. Lias

Data compiled as indicated in comments:
B - John E. Bartmess
MM - Michael M. Meot-Ner (Mautner)
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 NO+ (ion structure unspecified)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
IE (evaluated)9.2642 ± 0.00002eVN/AN/AL
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Proton affinity (review)531.8kJ/molN/AHunter and Lias, 1998HL
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Gas basicity505.3kJ/molN/AHunter and Lias, 1998HL

Proton affinity at 298K

Proton affinity (kJ/mol) Reference Comment
526.1 ± 1.3Kuo, Zhang, et al., 1997T = 0K; Photoionization of HNO yields DHf(HNO+) from which PA(NO) is calculated at 0 K and 298K.; MM

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
9.26438 ± 0.00005TEReiser, Habenicht, et al., 1988LL
9.26405 ± 0.00006TESander, Chewter, et al., 1987LBLHLM
9.26383PIMuller-Dethlefs, Sander, et al., 1984LBLHLM
9.2644SSeaver, Chupka, et al., 1983LBLHLM
9.2643 ± 0.0002PIEbata, Anezaki, et al., 1983LBLHLM
9.23PEFantoni, Giardini-Guidoni, et al., 1982LBLHLM
9.2 ± 0.1EIKim, Stephan, et al., 1981LLK
9.54PEKimura, Katsumata, et al., 1981LLK
9.26436EVALHuber and Herzberg, 1979LLK
9.26436 ± 0.00006SMiescher, 1976LLK
9.27PENatalis, 1973LLK
9.262 ± 0.003PEEdqvist, Asbrink, et al., 1971LLK
9.27PECollin, Delwiche, et al., 1971LLK
9.25 ± 0.02EIHildenbrand, 1970RDSH
9.25 ± 0.15EICristy and Mamantov, 1970RDSH
9.267TEPeatman, Borne, et al., 1969RDSH
9.2639 ± 0.0006SJungen and Miescher, 1969RDSH
9.27 ± 0.05EICantone, Emma, et al., 1968RDSH
9.28 ± 0.03EIHierl and Franklin, 1967RDSH
9.266 ± 0.008SDressler and Miescher, 1965RDSH
9.250 ± 0.005PINicholson, 1963RDSH
9.267 ± 0.005SHuber, 1961RDSH
9.25 ± 0.02PIWatanabe, 1954RDSH
9.26PEKibel and Nyberg, 1979Vertical value; LLK

Appearance energy determinations

Ion AE (eV) Other Products MethodReferenceComment
N+19.56O-PIErman, Karawajczyk, et al., 1995LL
N+21.02OPIErman, Karawajczyk, et al., 1995LL
N+19.56 ± 0.03O-PIOertel, Schenk, et al., 1980LLK
N+19.6 ± 0.2O-EILocht and Momigny, 1971LLK
N+19.94 ± 0.14O-EIHierl and Franklin, 1967RDSH
N+34.1 ± 0.7O+EIAppell, Durup, et al., 1966RDSH
N+19.55 ± 0.04O-EICloutier and Schiff, 1959RDSH
N+21.11 ± 0.04OEICloutier and Schiff, 1959RDSH
N4+21.78 ± 0.11OEIHierl and Franklin, 1967RDSH
O+20.12NPIErman, Karawajczyk, et al., 1995LL
O+20.1 ± 0.3NEIDoong and Bizot, 1973LLK
O+20.46 ± 0.10NEIHierl and Franklin, 1967RDSH
O+20.11 ± 0.03NEICloutier and Schiff, 1959RDSH

Anion protonation reactions

Nitric oxide anion + Hydrogen cation = Nitrosyl hydride

By formula: NO- + H+ = HNO

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar1511.6 ± 0.63kJ/molD-EATravers, Cowles, et al., 1989gas phase; ground state triplet anion; B
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar1484.0 ± 1.4kJ/molH-TSTravers, Cowles, et al., 1989gas phase; ground state triplet anion; B


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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, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.556018 . [all data]

Kuo, Zhang, et al., 1997
Kuo, S.C.; Zhang, Z.Y.; Ross, S.K.; Klemm, R.B.; Johnson, R.D.; Monks, P.S.; Thorn, R.P.; Stief, L.J., Discharge flow-photoionization mass spectrometric study of HNO: Phtoionization efficiency spectrum and ionization energy and proton affinity of NO, J. Phys. Chem. A, 1997, 101, 4035. [all data]

Reiser, Habenicht, et al., 1988
Reiser, G.; Habenicht, W.; Muller-Dethlefs, K.; Schlag, E.W., The ionization energy of nitric oxide, Chem. Phys. Lett., 1988, 152, 119. [all data]

Sander, Chewter, et al., 1987
Sander, N.; Chewter, L.A.; Muller-Dethlefs, K.; Schlag, E.W., High-resolution zero-kinetic-energy photoelectron spectroscopy of nitric oxide, Phys. Rev. A:, 1987, 36, 4543. [all data]

Muller-Dethlefs, Sander, et al., 1984
Muller-Dethlefs, K.; Sander, M.; Schlag, E.W., Two-colour photoionization resonance spectroscopy of NO: Complete separation of rotational levels of NO+ + at the ionization threshold, Chem. Phys. Lett., 1984, 112, 291. [all data]

Seaver, Chupka, et al., 1983
Seaver, M.; Chupka, W.A.; Colson, S.D.; Gauyacq, D., Double resonance multiphoton ionization studies of high Rydberg states in NO, J. Phys. Chem., 1983, 87, 2226. [all data]

Ebata, Anezaki, et al., 1983
Ebata, T.; Anezaki, Y.; Fujii, M.; Mikami, N.; Ito, M., High Rydberg states of NO studied by two-color multiphoton spectroscopy, J. Phys. Chem., 1983, 87, 4773. [all data]

Fantoni, Giardini-Guidoni, et al., 1982
Fantoni, R.; Giardini-Guidoni, A.; Tiribelli, R., (e,2e) Spectroscopy of valence states of the NO molecule, J. Electron Spectrosc. Relat. Phenom., 1982, 26, 99. [all data]

Kim, Stephan, et al., 1981
Kim, Y.B.; Stephan, K.; Mark, E.; Mark, T.D., Single and double ionization of nitric oxide by electron impact from threshold up to 180 eV, J. Chem. Phys., 1981, 74, 6771. [all data]

Kimura, Katsumata, et al., 1981
Kimura, K.; Katsumata, S.; Achiba, Y.; Yamazaki, T.; Iwata, S., Ionization energies, Ab initio assignments, and valence electronic structure for 200 molecules in Handbook of HeI Photoelectron Spectra of Fundamental Organic Compounds, Japan Scientific Soc. Press, Tokyo, 1981. [all data]

Huber and Herzberg, 1979
Huber, K.P.; Herzberg, G., Molecular Spectra and Molecular Structure. IV. Constants of Diatomic Molecules,, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., 1979, ,1. [all data]

Miescher, 1976
Miescher, E., High resolution absorption spectrum of nitric oxide (NO) in the region of the first ionization limit, Can. J. Phys., 1976, 54, 2074. [all data]

Natalis, 1973
Natalis, P., Contribution a la spectroscopie photoelectronique. Effets de l'autoionisation dans less spectres photoelectroniques de molecules diatomiques et triatomiques, Acad. R. Belg. Mem. Cl. Sci. Collect. 8, 1973, 41, 1. [all data]

Edqvist, Asbrink, et al., 1971
Edqvist, O.; Asbrink, L.; Lindholm, E., On the photoelectron spectrum of NO, Z. Naturforsch. A:, 1971, 26, 1407. [all data]

Collin, Delwiche, et al., 1971
Collin, J.E.; Delwiche, J.; Natalis, P., Energy levels of NO+ ion by He and Ar resonance lines photoelectron spectrometry, Intern. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Phys., 1971, 7, 19. [all data]

Hildenbrand, 1970
Hildenbrand, D.L., Electron impact studies of the IIA metal chlorides, Intern. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Phys., 1970, 4, 75. [all data]

Cristy and Mamantov, 1970
Cristy, S.S.; Mamantov, G., Cryogenic mass spectrometry of reactive fluorine-containing species. I. The mass spectra of sulfur hexafluoride, chlorine trifluoride, chlorine monofluoride, nitrosyl fluoride and tetrafluorohydrazine, Intern. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Phys., 1970, 5, 309. [all data]

Peatman, Borne, et al., 1969
Peatman, W.B.; Borne, T.B.; Schlag, E.W., Photoionization resonance spectra. I. Nitric oxide and benzene, Chem. Phys. Lett., 1969, 3, 492. [all data]

Jungen and Miescher, 1969
Jungen, C.; Miescher, E., Absorption spectrum of the NO molecule. IX. The structure of the f complexes, the ionization potential of NO, and the quadrupole moment of NO+, Can. J. Phys., 1969, 47, 1769. [all data]

Cantone, Emma, et al., 1968
Cantone, B.; Emma, V.; Grasso, F., Fine structure near the ionization threshold of Kr, O2, and NO by electron impact, Adv. Mass Spectrom., 1968, 4, 599. [all data]

Hierl and Franklin, 1967
Hierl, P.M.; Franklin, J.L., Appearance potentials and kinetic energies of ions from N2, CO, and NO, J. Chem. Phys., 1967, 47, 3154. [all data]

Dressler and Miescher, 1965
Dressler, K.; Miescher, E., Absorption spectrum of the NO molecule. V. Survey of excited states and theirinteractions, Astrophys. J., 1965, 141, 1266. [all data]

Nicholson, 1963
Nicholson, A.J.C., Photo-ionization efficiency curves. Measurement of ionization potentials and interpretation of fine structure, J. Chem. Phys., 1963, 39, 954. [all data]

Huber, 1961
Huber, K.P., Die Rydberg-Serien im Absorptions-spektrum des NO-Molekuls, Helv. Phys. Acta, 1961, 34, 929. [all data]

Watanabe, 1954
Watanabe, K., Photoionization and total absorption cross section of gases. I. Ionization potentials of several molecules. Cross sections of NH3 and NO, J. Chem. Phys., 1954, 22, 1564. [all data]

Kibel and Nyberg, 1979
Kibel, M.H.; Nyberg, G.L., Angular distribution valence photoelectron spectra of nitric oxide, J. Electron Spectrosc. Relat. Phenom., 1979, 17, 1. [all data]

Erman, Karawajczyk, et al., 1995
Erman, P.; Karawajczyk, A.; Rachlew-Kallne, E.; Stromholm, C., Photoionization and photodissociation of nitric oxide in the range 9-35 eV, J. Chem. Phys., 1995, 102, 3064. [all data]

Oertel, Schenk, et al., 1980
Oertel, H.; Schenk, H.; Baumgartel, H., Ion pair formation from photon irradiation of O2, NO and CO in 17-30 eV, Chem. Phys., 1980, 46, 251. [all data]

Locht and Momigny, 1971
Locht, R.; Momigny, J., Mass spectrometric study of ion-pair processes in diatomic molecules: H2, CO, NO and O2, Int. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Phys., 1971, 7, 121. [all data]

Appell, Durup, et al., 1966
Appell, J.; Durup, J.; Heitz, F., Sur le seuil d'apparition des ions fragments produits avec exces d'energie cinetique, Advan. Mass Spectrom., 1966, 3, 457. [all data]

Cloutier and Schiff, 1959
Cloutier, G.G.; Schiff, H.I., Electron impact study of nitric oxide using a modified retarding potential difference method, J. Chem. Phys., 1959, 31, 793. [all data]

Doong and Bizot, 1973
Doong, P.; Bizot, M., Dissociation uni- et bi-moleculaire des ions NO+, Int. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Phys., 1973, 10, 227. [all data]

Travers, Cowles, et al., 1989
Travers, M.J.; Cowles, D.C.; Ellison, G.B., Reinvestigation of the Electron Affinities of O2 and NO, Chem. Phys. Lett., 1989, 164, 5, 449, https://doi.org/10.1016/0009-2614(89)85237-6 . [all data]


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