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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 MP2/cc-pVDZ
Calculated values were scaled by 0.9525.

Species Name mode Symmetry Experiment Theory difference ratio
CH3SeH Methane selenol 12 A" 145 210 65 0.692
C3H4O2 β–Propiolactone 21 A" 113 164 51 0.688
CH3OH Methyl alcohol 12 A" 200 336 136 0.596
CH3COCH3 Acetone 12 A2 77 49 -28 1.571
C2H6O2S Dimethyl sulfone 20 B1 262 206 -56 1.274
CH3CCl3 Ethane, 1,1,1-trichloro- 6 A2 214 310 96 0.690
HCN+ hydrogen cyanide cation 1 Σ 3050 3757 707 0.812
HCN+ hydrogen cyanide cation 2 Σ 1800 2788 988 0.646
CHONH2 formamide 12 A" 289 -220 -509 -1.310
CBr2F2 Methane, dibromodifluoro- 3 A1 140 328 188 0.427
C3F8 perfluoropropane 13 A2 276 214 -62 1.291
CH3COCH2CH3 2-Butanone 33 A" 87 27 -60 3.224
CH3COOCH3 methyl acetate 27 A" 110 65 -45 1.695
C10H8 naphthalene 27 B2g 770 509 -261 1.512
C3H6O 2-Propen-1-ol 24 A 188 109 -79 1.730
C5H8 Cyclopentene 18 A' 254 186 -68 1.368
NH2CN cyanamide 5 A' 408 719 311 0.567
C4H6O2 2,3-Butanedione 21 Bg 240 119 -121 2.023
C2H3NO3 Oxamic acid 3 A' 2600 3456 856 0.752
C2H3NO3 Oxamic acid 15 A' 328 257 -71 1.274
C2H3NO3 Oxamic acid 20 A" 315 172 -143 1.834
C2H3NO3 Oxamic acid 21 A" 162 29 -133 5.528
C3H6O Oxetane 18 B1 90 -65 -154 -1.389
HCNO fulminic acid 5 Π 224 -410 -634 -0.547
C5H8 1,4-Pentadiene 16 A 137 288 151 0.476
COBr2 Carbonic dibromide 4 B1 757 501 -256 1.511
COBr2 Carbonic dibromide 6 B2 512 334 -178 1.535
CO+ carbon monoxide cation 1 Σ 2214 2728 514 0.812
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 4 A' 2970 1691 -1279 1.756
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 5 A' 2929 1392 -1537 2.105
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 6 A' 1725 1360 -365 1.268
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 9 A' 1386 1009 -377 1.374
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 10 A' 1352 934 -418 1.448
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 11 A' 1201 899 -302 1.336
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 12 A' 1170 725 -445 1.615
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 13 A' 1096 356 -740 3.077
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 30 A" 1028 3035 2007 0.339
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 31 A" 865 1376 511 0.629
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 33 A" 601 995 394 0.604
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 34 A" 265 572 307 0.463
NaOH sodium hydroxide 3 Π 300 226 -74 1.328
SiF2+ Silicon difluoride cation 2 A1 350 268 -82 1.308
C5H8 1,3-Pentadiene, (Z)- 22 A' 144 210 66 0.687
C5H8 1,3-Pentadiene, (Z)- 31 A" 456 332 -124 1.373
C5H8 1,3-Pentadiene, (Z)- 32 A" 171 122 -49 1.406
CN Cyano radical 1 Σ 2069 2709 640 0.764
C2H Ethynyl radical 2 Σ 1841 2327 486 0.791
C2H Ethynyl radical 3 Π 372 769 397 0.483
CH3 Methyl radical 2 A2" 606 365 -242 1.662
CH2OH Hydroxymethyl radical 8 A 482 698 216 0.691
CH2OH Hydroxymethyl radical 9 A 234 444 210 0.526
C6H8 (Z)-hexa-1,3,5-triene 11 A1 1136 860 -276 1.321
C6H8 (Z)-hexa-1,3,5-triene 19 A2 264 136 -128 1.935
C6H8 (Z)-hexa-1,3,5-triene 24 B1 358 95 -263 3.782
CH3CO Acetyl radical 4 A' 1420 3053 1633 0.465
CCl3 Trichloromethyl radical 2 A1 251 360 109 0.697
CHCl2 dichloromethyl radical 4 A' 190 297 107 0.641
CH2CHO Vinyloxy radical 10 A" 703 1024 321 0.687
C4H6 Methylenecyclopropane 17 B1 360 263 -97 1.367
C2Cl2+ dichloroacetylene cation 5 Πu 233 181 -52 1.291
BF3+ boron trifluoride cation 3 E' 1662 2102 441 0.790
O2+ diatomic oxygen cation 1 Σg 1906 1373 -533 1.388
FOOF Perfluoroperoxide 3 A 360 269 -91 1.337
FOOF Perfluoroperoxide 4 A 202 144 -58 1.402
AsH3+ Arsine cation 2 A1 452 685 233 0.660
BrF5 bromine pentafluoride 6 B2 281 217 -64 1.298
O3 Ozone 3 B2 1042 2183 1141 0.477
NO Nitric oxide 1 Σ 1904 3488 1584 0.546
NO2 Nitrogen dioxide 3 B2 1618 2258 640 0.716
N2O4 Dinitrogen tetroxide 9 B2u 265 185 -80 1.430
N2O3 Dinitrogen trioxide 9 A" 63 169 106 0.373
VO Vanadium monoxide 1 Σ 1011 2105 1093 0.481
FO Oxygen monofluoride 1 Σ 1053 2259 1206 0.466
C3 carbon trimer 3 Πu 63 184 121 0.344
PS phosphorus sulfide 1 Σ 739 1284 545 0.576
SF5Cl sulfur chloropentafluoride 5 B1 625 446 -179 1.402
SF5Cl sulfur chloropentafluoride 11 E 397 247 -150 1.605
SF5Cl sulfur chloropentafluoride 7 B2 505 311 -194 1.624
PO Phosphorus monoxide 1 Σ 1233 5966 4732 0.207
AlO Aluminum monoxide 1 Σ 979 731 -248 1.340
FO2 Dioxygen monofluoride 1 A' 1487 2788 1301 0.533
FO2 Dioxygen monofluoride 2 A' 579 1205 626 0.481
FO2 Dioxygen monofluoride 3 A' 376 649 273 0.579
SCN thiocyanato radical 1 Σ 1942 2424 481 0.801
ClOO chloroperoxy radical 2 A' 414 1044 631 0.396
ClOO chloroperoxy radical 3 A' 201 488 287 0.412
NCO isocyanato radical 1 Σ 1921 2364 443 0.813
H2OH2O water dimer 11 A" 108 166 58 0.651
H2POH Phosphinous acid 9 A" 375 236 -140 1.593
AsN Arsenic mononitride 1 Σ 1069 792 -276 1.349
Mg2 Magnesium diatomic 1 Σg 51 20 -31 2.580
ClONO chlorine nitrite 4 A' 406 305 -101 1.332
CH3BO Borane, methyloxo- 7 E 897 1390 493 0.645
ONONO Nitrosyl nitrite 9 B2 380 198 -182 1.923