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Methyl nitrite

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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

Data compiled as indicated in comments:
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

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Proton affinity (review)190.9kcal/molN/AHunter and Lias, 1998HL
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Gas basicity183.2kcal/molN/AHunter and Lias, 1998HL

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
10.44DERSchroder, Sulzle, et al., 1994LL
10.3PEOgden, Shaw, et al., 1983LBLHLM
10.38 ± 0.03PIPECOGilman, Hsieh, et al., 1983LBLHLM
10.38PIPECOGilman, Hsieh, et al., 1983, 2LBLHLM
10.38 ± 0.03PIMeisels, Hsieh, et al., 1980LLK
11.0PEBergmann and Bock, 1975LLK
10.475 ± 0.007PINicholson, 1970RDSH

Appearance energy determinations

Ion AE (eV) Other Products MethodReferenceComment
CH3O+10.82 ± 0.05NOEIBurgers and Holmes, 1984LBLHLM
CH3O+11.0 ± 0.2NOEIBurgers and Holmes, 1984LBLHLM
CH3O+10.69 ± 0.03NOPIPECOGilman, Hsieh, et al., 1983LBLHLM
CH3O+10.69NOPIPECOGilman, Hsieh, et al., 1983, 2LBLHLM
CH3O+10.96NOEIHaney and Franklin, 1969RDSH
NO+10.83 ± 0.04CH3OPIPECOGilman, Hsieh, et al., 1983LBLHLM
NO+10.83CH3OPIPECOGilman, Hsieh, et al., 1983, 2LBLHLM
NO+10.83 ± 0.04CH3OPEMeisels, Hsieh, et al., 1980LLK
NO+10.917 ± 0.008CH3OPINicholson, 1970RDSH
NO+11.15CH3OEIHaney and Franklin, 1969RDSH
NO+11.07 ± 0.06CH3OEIMartin, Lampe, et al., 1966RDSH


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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]

Schroder, Sulzle, et al., 1994
Schroder, D.; Sulzle, D.; Dutuit, O.; Baer, T.; Schwarz, H., Further insight in the surprisingly complex unimolecular fragmentations of the methyl nitrite radical cation, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1994, 116, 6395. [all data]

Ogden, Shaw, et al., 1983
Ogden, I.K.; Shaw, N.; Danby, C.J.; Powis, I., Competing dissociation channels of nitromethane and methyl nitrite ions and the role of electronic and internal modes of excitation, Int. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Processes, 1983, 54, 41. [all data]

Gilman, Hsieh, et al., 1983
Gilman, J.P.; Hsieh, T.; Meisels, G.G., The unimolecular decomposition rates of energy selected methylnitrite and deuterated methylnitrite ions, J. Chem. Phys., 1983, 78, 3767. [all data]

Gilman, Hsieh, et al., 1983, 2
Gilman, J.P.; Hsieh, T.; Meisels, G.G., Competition between isomerization and fragmentation of gaseous ions. II. Nitromethane and methylnitrite ions, J. Chem. Phys., 1983, 78, 1174. [all data]

Meisels, Hsieh, et al., 1980
Meisels, G.G.; Hsieh, T.; Gilman, J.P., Ion fragmentation from noninterconverting electronic states, J. Chem. Phys., 1980, 73, 4126. [all data]

Bergmann and Bock, 1975
Bergmann, H.; Bock, H., Photoelectron spectra molecular properties, XLVI nitroso compounds - electron-rich molecules, Z. Naturforsch. B:, 1975, 30, 629. [all data]

Nicholson, 1970
Nicholson, A.J.C., Determination of bond dissociation energies from photoionization efficiency curves in Recent Developments in Mass Spectrometroscopy, ed. K Ogata and T. Hayakawa, Univ. Park Press, Baltimore, MD, 1970, 745. [all data]

Burgers and Holmes, 1984
Burgers, P.C.; Holmes, J.L., The generation of triplet methoxy cations, Org. Mass Spectrom., 1984, 19, 452. [all data]

Haney and Franklin, 1969
Haney, M.A.; Franklin, J.L., Excess energies in mass spectra of some oxygen-containing organic compounds, J. Chem. Soc. Faraday Trans., 1969, 65, 1794. [all data]

Martin, Lampe, et al., 1966
Martin, R.H.; Lampe, F.W.; Taft, R.W., An electron-impact study of ionization and dissociation in methoxy- and halogen- substituted methanes, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1966, 88, 1353. [all data]


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