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Gas phase ion energetics data

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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

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Gas basicity197.8kcal/molN/AHunter and Lias, 1998HL

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
8. ± 0.5EIWorgotter, Dunser, et al., 1994LL
7.4DTIBeck, Weis, et al., 1994LL
7.8 ± 0.5EISaiBaba, LakshmiNarasimham, et al., 1993LL
7.35PELichtenberger, Rempe, et al., 1992LL
7.3 ± 0.2PIHertel, Steger, et al., 1992LL
7.61 ± 0.11IMBZimmerman and Eyler, 1991LL
7.6 ± 0.1IMBMcElvany and Bach, 1991LL
7.47 ± 0.02PELichtenberger, Rempe, et al., 1992Vertical value; LL

Appearance energy determinations

Ion AE (eV) Other Products MethodReferenceComment
C62+64.6 ± 2.2?EIWorgotter, Dunser, et al., 1994LL
C64+59.5 ± 1.9?EIWorgotter, Dunser, et al., 1994LL
C66+54. ± 1.7?EIWorgotter, Dunser, et al., 1994LL
C68+49.4 ± 1.4?EIWorgotter, Dunser, et al., 1994LL


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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]

Worgotter, Dunser, et al., 1994
Worgotter, R.; Dunser, B.; Scheier, P.; Mark, T.D., Appearance and ionization energies of C(60-2m)(z+) and C(70-2m)(z+) ions (with z and m up to 4) produced by electron impact ionization of C60 and C70, respectively, J. Chem. Phys., 1994, 101, 8674. [all data]

Beck, Weis, et al., 1994
Beck, R.D.; Weis, P.; Brauchle, G.; Kappes, M.M., Mechanistic aspects of fullerene coalescence upon ultraviolet laser desorption from thin films, J. Chem. Phys., 1994, 100, 262. [all data]

SaiBaba, LakshmiNarasimham, et al., 1993
SaiBaba, M.; LakshmiNarasimham, T.S.; Balasubramanian, R.; Mathews, C.K., Electron impact ionization of fullerences: Appearance energies of C70n+, n=1,2 and 3, Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom., 1993, 7, 1141. [all data]

Lichtenberger, Rempe, et al., 1992
Lichtenberger, D.L.; Rempe, M.E.; Gogosha, S.B., The He I valence photoelectron spectrum of C70 in the gas phase, Chem. Phys. Lett., 1992, 198, 454. [all data]

Hertel, Steger, et al., 1992
Hertel, I.V.; Steger, H.; DeVries, J.; Weisser, B.; Menzel, C.; Kamke, B.; Kamke, W., Giant plasmon excitation in free C60 and C70 molecules studied by photoionization, Phys. Rev. Lett., 1992, 68, 784. [all data]

Zimmerman and Eyler, 1991
Zimmerman, J.A.; Eyler, J.R., 'Magic number' carbon clusters: Ionization potentials and selective reactivity, J. Chem. Phys., 1991, 94, 3556. [all data]

McElvany and Bach, 1991
McElvany, S.W.; Bach, S.B.H., First and second ionization potentials and reactions of C60 and related clusters, Proceedings of the 39th ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics, 1991, 39, 422. [all data]


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