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Tungsten hexacarbonyl

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

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Proton affinity (review)181.2kcal/molN/AHunter and Lias, 1998HL
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Gas basicity175.3kcal/molN/AHunter and Lias, 1998HL

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
8.0PECooper, Green, et al., 1987LBLHLM
8.2PEHubbard and Lichtenberger, 1982LBLHLM
8.60 ± 0.02EIMichels, Flesch, et al., 1980LLK
8.242 ± 0.006PILloyd and Schlag, 1969RDSH
8.48 ± 0.05EIJunk and Svec, 1968RDSH
8.5 ± 0.1EIBidinosti and McIntyre, 1967RDSH
8.56 ± 0.13EIWinters and Kiser, 1965RDSH
8.46 ± 0.02EIFoffani, Pignataro, et al., 1965RDSH
8.18 ± 0.03PIVilesov and Kurbatov, 1961RDSH
8.59PEHubbard and Lichtenberger, 1982Vertical value; LBLHLM
8.56PEHead, Nixon, et al., 1975Vertical value; LLK
8.30 ± 0.02PEHigginson, Lloyd, et al., 1973Vertical value; LLK

Appearance energy determinations

Ion AE (eV) Other Products MethodReferenceComment
COW+18.36 ± 0.065COEIMichels, Flesch, et al., 1980LLK
COW+18.515COEIJunk and Svec, 1968RDSH
COW+18.7 ± 0.35COEIBidinosti and McIntyre, 1967RDSH
COW+20.2 ± 0.35COEIWinters and Kiser, 1965RDSH
COW+18.5 ± 0.165COEIFoffani, Pignataro, et al., 1965RDSH
WC+28.8 ± 0.5?EIWinters and Kiser, 1965RDSH
C2OW+25.9 ± 0.6?EIWinters and Kiser, 1965RDSH
C2O2W+16.29 ± 0.044COEIMichels, Flesch, et al., 1980LLK
C2O2W+16.084COEIJunk and Svec, 1968RDSH
C2O2W+15.8 ± 0.34COEIBidinosti and McIntyre, 1967RDSH
C2O2W+17.6 ± 0.24COEIWinters and Kiser, 1965RDSH
C2O2W+16.07 ± 0.044COEIFoffani, Pignataro, et al., 1965RDSH
C3O3W+14.06 ± 0.023COEIMichels, Flesch, et al., 1980LLK
C3O3W+13.873COEIJunk and Svec, 1968RDSH
C3O3W+13.70 ± 0.153COEIBidinosti and McIntyre, 1967RDSH
C3O3W+14.9 ± 0.23COEIWinters and Kiser, 1965RDSH
C3O3W+13.60 ± 0.023COEIFoffani, Pignataro, et al., 1965RDSH
C4O4W+12.22 ± 0.032COEIMichels, Flesch, et al., 1980LLK
C4O4W+12.052COEIJunk and Svec, 1968RDSH
C4O4W+11.93 ± 0.152COEIBidinosti and McIntyre, 1967RDSH
C4O4W+12.7 ± 0.22COEIWinters and Kiser, 1965RDSH
C4O4W+11.82 ± 0.022COEIFoffani, Pignataro, et al., 1965RDSH
C5O5W+10.30 ± 0.03COEIMichels, Flesch, et al., 1980LLK
C5O5W+~9.21COEIJunk and Svec, 1968RDSH
C5O5W+9.9 ± 0.1COEIBidinosti and McIntyre, 1967RDSH
C5O5W+9.80 ± 0.17COEIWinters and Kiser, 1965RDSH
C5O5W+9.97 ± 0.04COEIFoffani, Pignataro, et al., 1965RDSH
W+21.01 ± 0.056COEIMichels, Flesch, et al., 1980LLK
W+22.256COEIJunk and Svec, 1968RDSH
W+21.7 ± 0.36COEIBidinosti and McIntyre, 1967RDSH
W+22.9 ± 0.66COEIWinters and Kiser, 1965RDSH
W+20.6 ± 0.26COEIFoffani, Pignataro, et al., 1965RDSH


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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]

Cooper, Green, et al., 1987
Cooper, G.; Green, J.C.; Payne, M.; Dobson, B.R.; Hillier, I.H., Photoelectron spectroscopy with variable photon energy: A study of the metal hexacarbonyls, M(CO)6, Where M = CR, MO, and W., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1987, 109, 3836. [all data]

Hubbard and Lichtenberger, 1982
Hubbard, J.L.; Lichtenberger, D.L., Vibrational fine structure in the valence ionizations of transition-metal hexacarbonyls: New experimental indication of metal-to-carbonyl «pi» bonding, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1982, 104, 2132. [all data]

Michels, Flesch, et al., 1980
Michels, G.D.; Flesch, G.D.; Svec, H.J., Comparative mass spectrometry of the group 6B hexacarbonyls and pentacarbonyl thiocarbonyls, Inorg. Chem., 1980, 19, 479. [all data]

Lloyd and Schlag, 1969
Lloyd, D.R.; Schlag, E.W., Photoionization studies of metal carbonyls. I. Ionization potentials and the bonding in group VI metal hexacarbonyls and in mononuclear carbonyls and nitrosyl carbonyls of iron, cobalt, and nickel, Inorg. Chem., 1969, 8, 2544. [all data]

Junk and Svec, 1968
Junk, G.A.; Svec, H.J., Energetics of the ionization and dissociation of Ni(CO)4, Fe(CO)5, Cr(CO)6, Mo(CO)6 and W(CO)6, Z. Naturforsch., 1968, 23b, 1. [all data]

Bidinosti and McIntyre, 1967
Bidinosti, D.R.; McIntyre, N.S., Electron-impact study of some binary metal carbonyls, Can. J. Chem., 1967, 45, 641. [all data]

Winters and Kiser, 1965
Winters, R.E.; Kiser, R.W., Mass spectrometric studies of chromium, molybdenum, and tungsten hexacarbonyls, Inorg. Chem., 1965, 4, 157. [all data]

Foffani, Pignataro, et al., 1965
Foffani, A.; Pignataro, S.; Cantone, B.; Grasso, F., Mass spectra of metal hexacarbonyls, Z. Physik. Chem. (Frankfurt), 1965, 45, 79. [all data]

Vilesov and Kurbatov, 1961
Vilesov, F.I.; Kurbatov, B.L., Photoionization of esters and metal carbonyis in the gaseous phase, Dokl. Akad. Nauk SSSR, 1961, 140, 1364, In original 792. [all data]

Head, Nixon, et al., 1975
Head, R.A.; Nixon, J.F.; Sharp, G.J.; Clark, R.J., Photoelectron spectroscopic study of metal trifluorophosphine and hydridotrifluorophosphine complexes, J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans., 1975, 2054. [all data]

Higginson, Lloyd, et al., 1973
Higginson, B.R.; Lloyd, D.R.; Burroughs, P.; Gibson, D.M.; Orchard, A.F., Photoelectron studies of metal carbonyls. Part 2. The valence region photoelectron spectra of the Group VIA hexacarbonyls, J. Chem. Soc. Faraday Trans. 2, 1973, 1659. [all data]


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