Ultraviolet Photoelectron Spectroscopy of the o-, m-, and p-Benzyne Negative Ions . Electron Affinities and Singlet-Triplet Splittings for o-, m-, and p-Benzyne

@inproceedings{Wenthold1998UltravioletPS,
  title={Ultraviolet Photoelectron Spectroscopy of the o-, m-, and p-Benzyne Negative Ions . Electron Affinities and Singlet-Triplet Splittings for o-, m-, and p-Benzyne},
  author={Paul G Wenthold and Robert R. Squires and W Carl Lineberger},
  year={1998}
}
The 351 nm photoelectron spectra of the negative ions of o-, m-, andp-benzyne (1,2-, 1,3-, and 1,4-dehydrobenzene, respectively) and their perdeuterated isotopomers have been obtained. The o-benzyne ions were generated by the reaction of benzene and benzened6 with O-, while themandp-benzyne ions were prepared by the gas-phase reaction between the corresponding 3and 4-(trimethylsilyl)phenyl anions and molecular fluorine, F 2. The photoelectron spectra of the benzyne anions each contain two… CONTINUE READING