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XIII.F.2. (III.B.7.b.) (IV.C.7.) (XVIII.B.2.)

Bad vibrational frequency predictions

Calculated frequencies that differ from experiment by more than 400 cm-1 or have a ratio with experiment outside of 0.7 to 1.2 are listed

Calculated vibrational frequencies ("theory" in table) are calculated at HF/aug-cc-pVDZ
Calculated values were scaled by 0.9106.

Species Name mode Symmetry Experiment Theory difference ratio
CH3CONH2 Acetamide 20 A 259 127 -132 2.035
CH3COCH3 Acetone 12 A2 77 37 -40 2.086
C3H4O2 β–Propiolactone 21 A" 113 174 61 0.650
CH3OH Methyl alcohol 12 A" 200 293 93 0.682
CHONH2 formamide 12 A" 289 163 -125 1.767
CBr2F2 Methane, dibromodifluoro- 3 A1 140 337 197 0.415
C3H6O 2-Propen-1-ol 24 A 188 111 -77 1.692
C5H8 Cyclopentene 18 A' 254 140 -114 1.818
NH2CN cyanamide 5 A' 408 625 217 0.652
C4H6O2 2,3-Butanedione 21 Bg 240 132 -108 1.817
C2H2N4 sym-tetrazine 18 B3u 254 367 113 0.693
C6H4 Benzyne 24 B2 472 263 -209 1.798
C2H3NO3 Oxamic acid 1 A' 3340 3741 401 0.893
C2H3NO3 Oxamic acid 3 A' 2600 3480 880 0.747
C2H3NO3 Oxamic acid 21 A" 162 50 -112 3.223
HCNO fulminic acid 5 Π 224 530 306 0.423
C5H8 1,4-Pentadiene 16 A 137 292 155 0.468
COBr2 Carbonic dibromide 4 B1 757 520 -237 1.456
COBr2 Carbonic dibromide 6 B2 512 355 -157 1.441
CH3ONO Methyl nitrite 15 A" 186 95 -91 1.949
C2F2 difluoroacetylene 4 Πg 270 461 191 0.585
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 4 A' 2970 1773 -1197 1.675
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 5 A' 2929 1422 -1507 2.060
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 10 A' 1352 954 -398 1.417
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 11 A' 1201 888 -313 1.353
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 12 A' 1170 724 -446 1.616
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 13 A' 1096 360 -736 3.048
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 30 A" 1028 2991 1963 0.344
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 31 A" 865 1425 560 0.607
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 32 A" 822 1181 359 0.696
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 33 A" 601 1041 440 0.578
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 34 A" 265 591 326 0.448
C5H8 1,3-Pentadiene, (Z)- 22 A' 144 214 70 0.672
C5H8 1,3-Pentadiene, (Z)- 32 A" 171 125 -46 1.363
CH3 Methyl radical 2 A2" 606 383 -224 1.585
C2H+ Ethynyl cation 3 Π 550 827 278 0.664
CH2OH Hydroxymethyl radical 8 A 482 693 211 0.696
CH2OH Hydroxymethyl radical 9 A 234 364 130 0.642
ClCO carbonyl monochloride 3 A' 335 134 -200 2.493
C6H8 (Z)-hexa-1,3,5-triene 11 A1 1136 858 -278 1.323
C6H8 (Z)-hexa-1,3,5-triene 19 A2 264 144 -120 1.834
C6H8 (Z)-hexa-1,3,5-triene 24 B1 358 94 -264 3.806
CH3CO Acetyl radical 4 A' 1420 2980 1560 0.476
CHCl2 dichloromethyl radical 4 A' 190 289 99 0.657
FOOF Perfluoroperoxide 2 A 630 1017 387 0.619
FOOF Perfluoroperoxide 3 A 360 523 163 0.689
FOOF Perfluoroperoxide 5 B 614 1012 398 0.607
AsH3+ Arsine cation 2 A1 452 715 263 0.632
PCl5 Phosphorus pentachloride 2 A1' 370 271 -99 1.368
N2O4 Dinitrogen tetroxide 3 Ag 265 411 146 0.645
N2O4 Dinitrogen tetroxide 4 Au 82 57 -25 1.450
N2O3 Dinitrogen trioxide 6 A' 241 388 147 0.621
N2O3 Dinitrogen trioxide 7 A' 205 323 118 0.635
N2O3 Dinitrogen trioxide 8 A" 414 629 215 0.658
N2O3 Dinitrogen trioxide 9 A" 63 107 44 0.589
NS Mononitrogen monosulfide 1 Σ 1219 808 -411 1.509
SiN Silicon nitride 1 Σ 1151 740 -411 1.555
VO Vanadium monoxide 1 Σ 1011 528 -484 1.917
C3 carbon trimer 3 Πu 63 -87 -150 -0.733
SiP Silicon monophosphide 1 Σ 616 420 -196 1.467
PS phosphorus sulfide 1 Σ 739 484 -255 1.528
CP Carbon monophosphide 1 Σ 1240 916 -324 1.354
BH3CO Borane carbonyl 4 A1 691 506 -185 1.367
SF5Cl sulfur chloropentafluoride 5 B1 625 471 -154 1.327
SF5Cl sulfur chloropentafluoride 7 B2 505 334 -171 1.512
SF5Cl sulfur chloropentafluoride 11 E 397 259 -138 1.530
AlO Aluminum monoxide 1 Σ 979 681 -298 1.438
PN+ phosphorus nitride cation 1 Σ 1200 613 -587 1.958
Cl3- trichloride anion 2 Σu 327 -115 -442 -2.848
F3- trifluoride anion 2 Σu 550 -507 -1057 -1.086
H2POH Phosphinous acid 9 A" 375 242 -133 1.548
Mg2 Magnesium diatomic 1 Σg 51 2 -49 25.493
Al2 Aluminum diatomic 1 Σg 286 455 170 0.628
NNS Nitrogen sulfide 2 Σ 752 503 -249 1.496
ClONO chlorine nitrite 4 A' 406 688 282 0.590
CH3BO Borane, methyloxo- 7 E 897 1409 512 0.637
HSO3 HOSO2 4 A 1097 818 -280 1.342
ONONO Nitrosyl nitrite 9 B2 380 693 313 0.549