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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 PBEPBEultrafine/6-31G*
Calculated values were scaled by 0.9835.

Species Name mode Symmetry Experiment Theory difference ratio
CH3SeH Methane selenol 12 A" 145 212 67 0.684
C3H4O2 β–Propiolactone 21 A" 113 179 66 0.633
CH3CONH2 Acetamide 20 A 259 161 -98 1.609
CH3COOH Acetic acid 18 A" 93 60 -33 1.540
CH3OH Methyl alcohol 12 A" 200 344 144 0.581
CH3COCH3 Acetone 12 A2 77 39 -38 1.964
C2H6O2S Dimethyl sulfone 13 A2 326 262 -64 1.243
C2H6O2S Dimethyl sulfone 20 B1 262 202 -60 1.300
C2H2 Acetylene 4 Πg 612 445 -167 1.376
C2H5Br Ethyl bromide 4 A' 1451 2994 1543 0.485
C2H5Br Ethyl bromide 5 A' 1451 2937 1486 0.494
C2H5Br Ethyl bromide 6 A' 1386 2937 1551 0.472
C2H5Br Ethyl bromide 9 A' 964 1441 477 0.669
C2H5Br Ethyl bromide 10 A' 583 1440 857 0.405
C2H5Br Ethyl bromide 11 A' 290 1365 1075 0.213
CHONH2 formamide 12 A" 289 68 -220 4.230
CH3COCl Acetyl Chloride 15 A" 166 130 -36 1.275
C2F6 hexafluoroethane 4 A1u 68 47 -21 1.452
CH3COCH2CH3 2-Butanone 33 A" 87 19 -68 4.553
CH3COOCH3 methyl acetate 27 A" 110 17 -93 6.455
C3H6O 2-Propen-1-ol 24 A 188 113 -75 1.668
C5H12 Pentane 23 A2 131 107 -24 1.227
C4H8O Furan, tetrahydro- 33 B 137 -24 -161 -5.664
C2F4 Tetrafluoroethylene 7 B2g 508 413 -95 1.230
C5H8 Cyclopentene 18 A' 254 143 -111 1.775
C2H3N3 1H-1,2,4-Triazole 18 A" 640 520 -120 1.231
C4H4N2 Pyridazine 13 A2 421 341 -80 1.235
NH2CN cyanamide 5 A' 408 592 184 0.690
C4H2 Diacetylene 8 Πu 630 503 -127 1.253
C2H3NO3 Oxamic acid 3 A' 2600 3448 848 0.754
C2H3NO3 Oxamic acid 15 A' 328 253 -75 1.295
C2H3NO3 Oxamic acid 16 A" 984 773 -211 1.272
C2H3NO3 Oxamic acid 21 A" 162 67 -95 2.406
C3H6O Oxetane 18 B1 90 25 -65 3.643
C3O2 Carbon suboxide 7 Πu 61 123 62 0.494
HCNO fulminic acid 5 Π 224 -230 -454 -0.973
C5H8 1,4-Pentadiene 16 A 137 286 149 0.479
C5H8 1,4-Pentadiene 31 B 721 585 -136 1.233
C5H8 1,4-Pentadiene 33 B 331 100 -231 3.320
HCCCl Chloroacetylene 5 Π 326 254 -72 1.283
CH3SCH2CH3 Ethane, (methylthio)- 18 A' 227 185 -42 1.226
CH3ONO Methyl nitrite 15 A" 186 144 -42 1.290
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 4 A' 2970 1708 -1262 1.739
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 5 A' 2929 1421 -1508 2.061
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 6 A' 1725 1359 -366 1.270
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 7 A' 1458 1189 -269 1.227
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 8 A' 1441 1148 -293 1.256
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 9 A' 1386 1011 -375 1.371
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 10 A' 1352 932 -420 1.450
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 11 A' 1201 901 -300 1.334
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 12 A' 1170 726 -444 1.611
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 13 A' 1096 358 -738 3.060
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 30 A" 1028 3037 2009 0.338
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 31 A" 865 1401 536 0.618
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 33 A" 601 1002 401 0.600
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 34 A" 265 575 310 0.461
C6H8 (E)-hexa-1,3,5-triene 36 Bu 170 139 -31 1.221
C4H6O Cyclobutanone 12 A2 1163 910 -253 1.277
C4H6O Cyclobutanone 13 A2 909 590 -319 1.541
C4H6O Cyclobutanone 20 B1 63 -32 -95 -1.956
LiOH lithium hydroxide 3 Π 257 205 -51 1.251
SiF2+ Silicon difluoride cation 2 A1 350 271 -79 1.291
C5H8 1,3-Pentadiene, (Z)- 22 A' 144 211 67 0.681
C5H8 1,3-Pentadiene, (Z)- 31 A" 456 339 -117 1.344
FCO+ Carbonyl fluoride cation 3 Π 650 521 -129 1.248
CH3OO methylperoxy radical 12 A" 170 137 -33 1.240
CH3 Methyl radical 2 A2" 606 459 -148 1.323
C6H8 (Z)-hexa-1,3,5-triene 11 A1 1136 869 -267 1.306
CH2OH Hydroxymethyl radical 9 A 234 446 212 0.525
C6H8 (Z)-hexa-1,3,5-triene 19 A2 264 163 -101 1.621
C6H8 (Z)-hexa-1,3,5-triene 24 B1 358 107 -251 3.334
CHCl2 dichloromethyl radical 4 A' 190 296 106 0.641
ClFO3 Perchloryl fluoride 6 E 405 319 -86 1.268
SOCl2 thionyl chloride 4 A' 194 157 -37 1.233
C2Cl2 dichloroacetylene 4 Πg 333 201 -132 1.656
MgF2 Magnesium fluoride 3 Πu 165 132 -33 1.249
BrF3 Bromine trifluoride 3 A1 242 193 -49 1.252
HSO3F Fluorosulfonic acid 11 A 390 314 -76 1.243
ClF3 Chlorine trifluoride 3 A1 328 257 -71 1.278
ClF3 Chlorine trifluoride 6 B2 442 354 -88 1.250
Cl2O Dichlorine monoxide 3 B2 686 550 -136 1.248
C4H6 Methylenecyclopropane 17 B1 360 272 -88 1.323
S8 Octasulfur 3 B1 411 311 -100 1.320
S8 Octasulfur 10 E3 437 357 -80 1.223
F2SO Thionyl Fluoride 4 A' 378 305 -73 1.238
N2O3 Dinitrogen trioxide 9 A" 63 139 76 0.454
PCl5 Phosphorus pentachloride 7 E' 100 82 -18 1.226
SF4 Sulfur tetrafluoride 4 A1 228 171 -57 1.334
C4 Carbon tetramer 4 Πg 323 210 -113 1.537
AsH3+ Arsine cation 2 A1 452 665 213 0.679
PCl5 Phosphorus pentachloride 2 A1' 370 258 -112 1.431
N2O4 Dinitrogen tetroxide 9 B2u 265 187 -78 1.416
C3 carbon trimer 3 Πu 63 109 46 0.581
SiH- silicon monohydride anion 1 Σ 2175 1734 -441 1.255
SF5Cl sulfur chloropentafluoride 5 B1 625 431 -194 1.450
SF5Cl sulfur chloropentafluoride 7 B2 505 286 -219 1.763
SF5Cl sulfur chloropentafluoride 11 E 397 225 -172 1.764
B2H6 Diborane 14 B2u 368 294 -74 1.252
H2OH2O water dimer 6 A' 311 494 183 0.630
H2OH2O water dimer 7 A' 143 250 107 0.572
H2OH2O water dimer 11 A" 108 189 81 0.573
H2OH2O water dimer 12 A" 88 -134 -222 -0.656
H2POH Phosphinous acid 9 A" 375 233 -142 1.610
Mg2 Magnesium diatomic 1 Σg 51 103 52 0.496
ClONO chlorine nitrite 4 A' 406 309 -97 1.313
ClONO chlorine nitrite 5 A' 270 158 -112 1.708
CH3BO Borane, methyloxo- 7 E 897 1419 522 0.632