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NIST Standard Reference Database 101
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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 mPW1PW91/6-311G*
Calculated values were scaled by 0.9544.

Species Name mode Symmetry Experiment Theory difference ratio
C3H4O2 β–Propiolactone 21 A" 113 176 63 0.644
CH3CONH2 Acetamide 20 A 259 199 -60 1.302
CH3COOH Acetic acid 18 A" 93 69 -24 1.349
CH3OH Methyl alcohol 12 A" 200 342 142 0.586
CH3CCl3 Ethane, 1,1,1-trichloro- 6 A2 214 311 97 0.688
C2H4+ Ethylene cation 4 Au 84 -405 -489 -0.207
CHONH2 formamide 12 A" 289 212 -77 1.363
CBr2F2 Methane, dibromodifluoro- 3 A1 140 327 187 0.428
C3F8 perfluoropropane 13 A2 276 214 -62 1.292
CH3COOCH3 methyl acetate 27 A" 110 36 -74 3.029
CF2CCl2 difluorodichloroethylene 7 B1 1327 595 -732 2.230
CF2CCl2 difluorodichloroethylene 8 B1 989 322 -667 3.075
CF2CCl2 difluorodichloroethylene 11 B2 564 444 -120 1.270
CF2CCl2 difluorodichloroethylene 12 B2 323 178 -145 1.817
C3H6O 2-Propen-1-ol 24 A 188 113 -75 1.666
C5H8 Cyclopentene 18 A' 254 147 -107 1.729
CFClCFCl cis-1,2-dichloro-1,2-difluoroethylene 6 A2 351 539 188 0.652
CFClCFCl cis-1,2-dichloro-1,2-difluoroethylene 8 B1 1209 338 -871 3.579
CFClCFCl cis-1,2-dichloro-1,2-difluoroethylene 12 B2 533 406 -127 1.311
C6F6 hexafluorobenzene 8 B2g 243 176 -67 1.378
C6F6 hexafluorobenzene 20 E2u 175 130 -45 1.342
C4H6O2 2,3-Butanedione 21 Bg 240 101 -139 2.373
C5H12 Propane, 2,2-dimethyl- 12 T1 203 306 103 0.663
C2H3NO3 Oxamic acid 3 A' 2600 3479 879 0.747
C2H3NO3 Oxamic acid 15 A' 328 259 -69 1.267
C2H3NO3 Oxamic acid 21 A" 162 70 -92 2.305
C5H8 1,4-Pentadiene 16 A 137 287 150 0.477
NaOH sodium hydroxide 3 Π 300 94 -206 3.191
ZnO zinc monoxide 1 Σ 720 568 -152 1.267
ZnS Zinc sulfide 1 Σ 459 354 -105 1.295
SiF2+ Silicon difluoride cation 2 A1 350 271 -79 1.291
C5H8 1,3-Pentadiene, (Z)- 22 A' 144 207 63 0.695
C5H8 1,3-Pentadiene, (Z)- 31 A" 456 344 -112 1.327
C5H8 1,3-Pentadiene, (Z)- 32 A" 171 135 -36 1.269
CH3 Methyl radical 2 A2" 606 444 -162 1.366
CH2OH Hydroxymethyl radical 9 A 234 437 203 0.536
C6H8 (Z)-hexa-1,3,5-triene 11 A1 1136 865 -271 1.314
C6H8 (Z)-hexa-1,3,5-triene 19 A2 264 145 -119 1.815
C6H8 (Z)-hexa-1,3,5-triene 24 B1 358 98 -260 3.660
CHCl2 dichloromethyl radical 4 A' 190 298 108 0.637
C4H6 Methylenecyclopropane 17 B1 360 279 -81 1.289
BrF5 bromine pentafluoride 6 B2 281 208 -73 1.354
CaF2 Calcium difluoride 2 A1 120 75 -45 1.598
ZnF Zinc monofluoride 1 Σ 620 467 -153 1.329
ZnCl Zinc monochloride 1 Σ 391 270 -121 1.447
PCl5 Phosphorus pentachloride 2 A1' 370 260 -110 1.424
N2O3 Dinitrogen trioxide 9 A" 63 144 81 0.438
CaOH Calcium monohydroxide 2 Σ 353 636 283 0.555
CaOH Calcium monohydroxide 3 Π 609 379 -230 1.608
TiO2 Titanium dioxide 1 A1 959 368 -591 2.608
SiH- silicon monohydride anion 1 Σ 2175 1727 -448 1.259
SF5Cl sulfur chloropentafluoride 5 B1 625 447 -178 1.398
SF5Cl sulfur chloropentafluoride 7 B2 505 304 -201 1.662
SF5Cl sulfur chloropentafluoride 11 E 397 240 -157 1.654
H3O+ hydronium cation 2 A1 954 686 -269 1.392
ZnH Zinc monohydride 1 Σ 1608 1101 -506 1.460
C2H4O4 Formic acid dimer 13 Au 1050 73 -977 14.422
FO2 Dioxygen monofluoride 2 A' 579 369 -210 1.569
FO2 Dioxygen monofluoride 3 A' 376 213 -163 1.763
ClOO chloroperoxy radical 2 A' 414 269 -145 1.538
ClOO chloroperoxy radical 3 A' 201 125 -77 1.616
Cl3- trichloride anion 2 Σu 327 248 -79 1.320
H2POH Phosphinous acid 9 A" 375 259 -116 1.447
Mg2 Magnesium diatomic 1 Σg 51 84 33 0.607
ZnCH3 Zinc monomethyl 6 E 315 597 282 0.527
CH3BO Borane, methyloxo- 7 E 897 1414 517 0.634