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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 CCSD/6-31G**
Calculated values were scaled by 0.9326.

Species Name mode Symmetry Experiment Theory difference ratio
C2H2 Acetylene 4 Πg 612 440 -172 1.391
CH3 Methyl radical 2 A2" 606 393 -213 1.543
CH3 Methyl radical 2 A2" 606 393 -213 1.543
CH3 Methyl radical 2 A2" 606 393 -213 1.543
CH3 Methyl radical 2 A2" 606 393 -213 1.543