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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 mPW1PW91/aug-cc-pVDZ
Calculated values were scaled by 0.9583.

Species Name mode Symmetry Experiment Theory difference ratio
C3H4O2 β–Propiolactone 21 A" 113 178 65 0.635
CH3CONH2 Acetamide 20 A 259 199 -60 1.300
CH3COOH Acetic acid 18 A" 93 61 -32 1.531
CH3OH Methyl alcohol 12 A" 200 298 98 0.670
C2H6O2S Dimethyl sulfone 20 B1 262 191 -71 1.373
CBr2F2 Methane, dibromodifluoro- 3 A1 140 329 189 0.426
CH3COOCH3 methyl acetate 27 A" 110 23 -87 4.739
C3H6O 2-Propen-1-ol 24 A 188 109 -79 1.726
C5H12 Pentane 23 A2 131 104 -27 1.261
C5H8 Cyclopentene 18 A' 254 135 -119 1.880
C4H2 Diacetylene 7 Πg 482 205 -277 2.356
C5H12 Propane, 2,2-dimethyl- 12 T1 203 303 100 0.669
C2H3NO3 Oxamic acid 3 A' 2600 3466 866 0.750
C2H3NO3 Oxamic acid 15 A' 328 256 -72 1.282
C2H3NO3 Oxamic acid 21 A" 162 67 -95 2.416
C3H6O Oxetane 18 B1 90 34 -55 2.613
HCNO fulminic acid 5 Π 224 176 -48 1.270
C5H8 1,4-Pentadiene 16 A 137 285 148 0.481
COBr2 Carbonic dibromide 4 B1 757 505 -252 1.500
COBr2 Carbonic dibromide 6 B2 512 340 -172 1.505
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 4 A' 2970 1716 -1254 1.731
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 5 A' 2929 1382 -1547 2.120
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 6 A' 1725 1363 -362 1.266
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 8 A' 1441 1149 -292 1.254
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 9 A' 1386 1005 -381 1.380
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 10 A' 1352 931 -421 1.452
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 11 A' 1201 901 -300 1.333
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 12 A' 1170 726 -444 1.612
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 13 A' 1096 358 -738 3.061
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 30 A" 1028 3033 2005 0.339
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 31 A" 865 1382 517 0.626
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 33 A" 601 994 393 0.605
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 34 A" 265 575 310 0.460
C4N2 2-Butynedinitrile 7 Πg 263 203 -60 1.298
NaOH sodium hydroxide 3 Π 300 129 -171 2.318
SiF2+ Silicon difluoride cation 2 A1 350 262 -88 1.338
CH2OH Hydroxymethyl radical 9 A 234 389 155 0.602
C6H8 (Z)-hexa-1,3,5-triene 11 A1 1136 865 -271 1.313
C6H8 (Z)-hexa-1,3,5-triene 19 A2 264 167 -97 1.585
C6H8 (Z)-hexa-1,3,5-triene 24 B1 358 101 -257 3.528
H2CCCCH2 Butatriene 16 B3g 330 174 -156 1.896
CHCl2 dichloromethyl radical 4 A' 190 292 102 0.651
C4H6 Methylenecyclopropane 17 B1 360 272 -88 1.322
HClO4 perchloric acid 12 A" 191 134 -57 1.429
BrF5 bromine pentafluoride 6 B2 281 212 -69 1.326
PCl5 Phosphorus pentachloride 2 A1' 370 274 -96 1.349
TiO2 Titanium dioxide 1 A1 959 335 -624 2.863
C3 carbon trimer 3 Πu 63 -115 -179 -0.549
SF5Cl sulfur chloropentafluoride 5 B1 625 434 -191 1.440
SF5Cl sulfur chloropentafluoride 7 B2 505 304 -201 1.662
SF5Cl sulfur chloropentafluoride 11 E 397 239 -158 1.661
ClOO chloroperoxy radical 2 A' 414 294 -120 1.406
ClOO chloroperoxy radical 3 A' 201 120 -82 1.683
Cl3- trichloride anion 2 Σu 327 259 -68 1.264
H2OH2O water dimer 8 A' 103 151 48 0.681
F3- trifluoride anion 2 Σu 550 430 -120 1.278
H2POH Phosphinous acid 9 A" 375 236 -140 1.592
Mg2 Magnesium diatomic 1 Σg 51 86 35 0.593
CH3BO Borane, methyloxo- 7 E 897 1370 473 0.655