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Phenyl radical

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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:
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
B - John E. Bartmess

View reactions leading to C6H5+ (ion structure unspecified)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Proton affinity (review)211.kcal/molN/AHunter and Lias, 1998HL
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Gas basicity203.5kcal/molN/AHunter and Lias, 1998HL
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
DeltafH(+) ion,0K274.7kcal/molN/AN/A 

Electron affinity determinations

EA (eV) Method Reference Comment
1.0960 ± 0.0060LPESGunion, Gilles, et al., 1992B
1.20 ± 0.20EIAEHacaloglu, Gaines, et al., 1993From PhNO2; B
2.359 ± 0.039SIFailes, Joyce, et al., 1976The Magnetron method, lacking mass analysis, is not considered reliable.; B
2.16821SIPage, 1972The Magnetron method, lacking mass analysis, is not considered reliable.; B

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
8.32 ± 0.04PEButcher, Costa, et al., 1987LBLHLM
8.1 ± 0.1PISergeev, Akopyan, et al., 1972LLK
9.20EIFisher, Palmer, et al., 1964RDSH
8.67 ± 0.02PEButcher, Costa, et al., 1987Vertical value; LBLHLM

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.

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]

Gunion, Gilles, et al., 1992
Gunion, R.F.; Gilles, M.K.; Polak, M.L.; Lineberger, W.C., Ultraviolet Photoelectron Spectroscopy of the Phenide, Benzyl, and Phenoxide Anions., Int. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Proc., 1992, 117, 601, https://doi.org/10.1016/0168-1176(92)80115-H . [all data]

Hacaloglu, Gaines, et al., 1993
Hacaloglu, J.; Gaines, A.; Suzer, S., Determination of Electron Affinity of Phenyl Radical by Dissociative Electron Attachment Technique, Org. Mass Spectrom., 1993, 28, 3, 285, https://doi.org/10.1002/oms.1210280324 . [all data]

Failes, Joyce, et al., 1976
Failes, R.L.; Joyce, J.T.; Walton, E.C., The behaviour of some dimethyl and trimethyl substituted pyridines in the magnetron, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys., 1976, 9, 1543. [all data]

Page, 1972
Page, F.M., Experimental determination of the electron affinities of inorganic radicals, Adv. Chem. Ser., 1972, 36, 68. [all data]

Butcher, Costa, et al., 1987
Butcher, V.; Costa, M.L.; Dyke, J.M.; Ellis, A.R.; Morris, A., A study of the phenyl radical by vacuum ultraviolet photoelectron spectroscopy, Chem. Phys., 1987, 115, 261. [all data]

Sergeev, Akopyan, et al., 1972
Sergeev, Yu.L.; Akopyan, M.E.; Vilesov, F.I., Photoionization of the phenyl radical, Opt. Spectrosc., 1972, 32, 121, In original 230. [all data]

Fisher, Palmer, et al., 1964
Fisher, I.P.; Palmer, T.F.; Lossing, F.P., The vertical ionization potentials of phenyl and phenoxy radicals, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1964, 86, 2741. [all data]


Notes

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