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PhN radical


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 compiled by: John E. Bartmess

Electron affinity determinations

EA (eV) Method Reference Comment
1.461 ± 0.013LPDDrzaic and Brauman, 1984 
1.429 ± 0.011LPDMcdonald and Davidson, 1993Singlet-triplet gap: 18.3±0.7 kcal/mol
1.450 ± 0.020LPESTravers, Cowles, et al., 1992Reanalysis ( Wijeratne, Da Fonte, et al., 2009) indicates neutral singlet is 14.8±0.5 kcal/mol higher than triplet

References

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

Drzaic and Brauman, 1984
Drzaic, P.S.; Brauman, J.I., A determination of the singlet-triplet splitting in phenylnitrene via photoelectron detachment, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1984, 106, 3443. [all data]

Mcdonald and Davidson, 1993
Mcdonald, R.N.; Davidson, S.J., Electron Photodetachment of the Phenylnitrene Anion Radical - EA, «DELTA»H(degrees(f), and the Singlet Triplet Splitting for Phenylnitrene, J. Chem. Soc. Chem. Comm., 1993, 115, 23, 10857, https://doi.org/10.1021/ja00076a049 . [all data]

Travers, Cowles, et al., 1992
Travers, M.J.; Cowles, D.C.; Clifford, E.P.; Ellison, G.B., Photoelectron Spectroscopy of the Phenylnitrene Anion, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1992, 114, 22, 8699, https://doi.org/10.1021/ja00048a053 . [all data]

Wijeratne, Da Fonte, et al., 2009
Wijeratne, N.R.; Da Fonte, M.; Ronenius, A.; Wyss, P.J.; Tahmassebi, D.; Wenthold, P.G., Photoelectron Spectroscopy of Chloro-Substituted Phenylnitrene Anions, J. Phys. Chem. A, 2009, 113, 34, 9467-9473, https://doi.org/10.1021/jp9039594 . [all data]


Notes

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