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Bromomethyl radical

Gas phase ion energetics data

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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
RDSH - Henry M. Rosenstock, Keith Draxl, Bruce W. Steiner, and John T. Herron
B - John E. Bartmess

View reactions leading to CH2Br+ (ion structure unspecified)

Electron affinity determinations

EA (eV) Method Reference Comment
0.79 ± 0.14D-EAHierl, Henchman, et al., 1992HO- + MeBr:6.0±2.3 kcal/mol endo. "Better than Ingemann and Nibbering, 19852" 2.0 kcal would not show barrier; B
0.97 ± 0.16D-EAIngemann and Nibbering, 1985, 2B
1.93838SIPage and Goode, 1969The Magnetron method, lacking mass analysis, is not considered reliable.; B

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
8.61 ± 0.01PIMa, Liao, et al., 1993LL
8.61 ± 0.01PEAndrews, Dyke, et al., 1984LBLHLM
9.30EILossing, Kebarle, et al., 1959RDSH
8.34 ± 0.11EIReed and Snedden, 1956RDSH
8.72 ± 0.01PEAndrews, Dyke, et al., 1984Vertical value; LBLHLM


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Hierl, Henchman, et al., 1992
Hierl, P.M.; Henchman, M.J.; Paulson, J.F., Threshold Energies for the Reactions HO- + MeX - MeOH + X- measured by Tandem Mass Spectrometry: Acidities of MeCl and MeBr, Int. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Proc., 1992, 117, 475, https://doi.org/10.1016/0168-1176(92)80109-E . [all data]

Ingemann and Nibbering, 1985
Ingemann, S.; Nibbering, N.M.M., Gas phase chemistry of alpha-thio carbanions, Can. J. Chem., 1985, 62, 2273. [all data]

Ingemann and Nibbering, 1985, 2
Ingemann, S.; Nibbering, N.M.M., Gas-phase acidity of CH3X [X = P(CH3)2, SCH3, F, Cl, Br, I] compounds, J. Chem. Soc. Perkin Trans. 2, 1985, 837. [all data]

Page and Goode, 1969
Page, F.M.; Goode, G.C., Negative Ions and the Magnetron., Wiley, NY, 1969. [all data]

Ma, Liao, et al., 1993
Ma, Z.-X.; Liao, C.-L.; Ng, C.Y.; Ma, N.G.; Li, W.-K., Adiabatic ionization energy and electron affinity of CH2Br, J. Chem. Phys., 1993, 99, 6470. [all data]

Andrews, Dyke, et al., 1984
Andrews, L.; Dyke, J.M.; Jonathan, N.; Keddar, N.; orris, A., The first bands in the photoelectron spectra of the CH2Br, CD2Br, CHBr2, and CH2I free radicals, J. Phys. Chem., 1984, 88, 1950. [all data]

Lossing, Kebarle, et al., 1959
Lossing, F.P.; Kebarle, P.; DeSousa, J.B., Ionization potentials of alkyl and halogenated alkyl free radicals, 1959. [all data]

Reed and Snedden, 1956
Reed, R.I.; Snedden, W., Studies in electron impact methods. Part 6.-The formation of the methine and carbon ions, J. Chem. Soc. Faraday Trans., 1956, 55, 876. [all data]


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