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Borane(1)


Gas phase ion energetics data

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Data evaluated as indicated in comments:
L - Sharon G. Lias

Data compiled as indicated in comments:
B - John E. Bartmess
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 BH+ (ion structure unspecified)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
IE (evaluated)9.77 ± 0.05eVN/AN/AL

Electron affinity determinations

EA (eV) Reference Comment
0.30 ± 0.25Reid, 1993B

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
9.77EVALHuber and Herzberg, 1979LLK
9.8 ± 0.5EISteck, Pressley, et al., 1969RDSH
9.77 ± 0.05SBauer, Herzberg, et al., 1964RDSH

De-protonation reactions

B- + Hydrogen cation = Borane(1)

By formula: B- + H+ = HB

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar1622. ± 8.8kJ/molD-EAScheer, Bilodeau, et al., 1998gas phase; tunable IR laser; B
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar1594. ± 9.2kJ/molH-TSScheer, Bilodeau, et al., 1998gas phase; tunable IR laser; B

References

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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]

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]

Steck, Pressley, et al., 1969
Steck, S.J.; Pressley, G.A., Jr.; Stafford, F.E., Mass spectrometric investigation of the high-temperature reaction of hydrogen with boron carbide, J. Phys. Chem., 1969, 73, 1000. [all data]

Bauer, Herzberg, et al., 1964
Bauer, S.H.; Herzberg, G.; Johns, J.W.C., The absorption spectrum of BH and BD in the vacuum ultraviolet, J. Mol. Spectry., 1964, 13, 256. [all data]

Scheer, Bilodeau, et al., 1998
Scheer, M.; Bilodeau, R.C.; Haugen, H.K., Negative ion of boron: An experimental study of the P-3 ground state, Phys. Rev. Lett., 1998, 80, 12, 2562-2565, https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.80.2562 . [all data]


Notes

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