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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 B3LYP/6-31+G**
Calculated values were scaled by 0.9642.

Species Name mode Symmetry Experiment Theory difference ratio
C3H4O2 β–Propiolactone 21 A" 113 178 65 0.636
CH3COOH Acetic acid 18 A" 93 66 -27 1.415
CH3OH Methyl alcohol 12 A" 200 304 104 0.658
C2H6O2S Dimethyl sulfone 20 B1 262 206 -56 1.270
CH3COCl Acetyl Chloride 15 A" 166 123 -43 1.345
CBr2F2 Methane, dibromodifluoro- 3 A1 140 320 180 0.438
C3F8 perfluoropropane 13 A2 276 215 -61 1.284
CH3COOCH3 methyl acetate 27 A" 110 27 -83 4.034
C3H6O 2-Propen-1-ol 24 A 188 110 -78 1.706
C4H6O2 2,3-Butanedione 21 Bg 240 107 -133 2.253
C5H12 Propane, 2,2-dimethyl- 12 T1 203 300 97 0.676
C2H3NO3 Oxamic acid 3 A' 2600 3465 865 0.750
C2H3NO3 Oxamic acid 15 A' 328 259 -69 1.266
C2H3NO3 Oxamic acid 17 A" 815 647 -168 1.259
C2H3NO3 Oxamic acid 21 A" 162 63 -99 2.587
C3H6O Oxetane 18 B1 90 44 -46 2.039
C3O2 Carbon suboxide 7 Πu 61 167 106 0.366
C5H8 1,4-Pentadiene 16 A 137 290 153 0.472
COBr2 Carbonic dibromide 4 B1 757 516 -241 1.468
COBr2 Carbonic dibromide 6 B2 512 337 -175 1.521
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 4 A' 2970 1703 -1267 1.744
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 5 A' 2929 1417 -1512 2.067
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 6 A' 1725 1366 -359 1.263
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 8 A' 1441 1151 -290 1.252
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 9 A' 1386 1023 -363 1.354
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 10 A' 1352 935 -417 1.446
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 11 A' 1201 881 -320 1.363
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 12 A' 1170 722 -448 1.620
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 13 A' 1096 361 -735 3.036
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 30 A" 1028 3031 2003 0.339
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 31 A" 865 1410 545 0.613
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 33 A" 601 1013 412 0.593
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 34 A" 265 581 316 0.456
C4H6O Cyclobutanone 12 A2 1163 916 -247 1.270
C4H6O Cyclobutanone 13 A2 909 607 -302 1.497
C4H6O Cyclobutanone 20 B1 63 12 -51 5.447
NaOH sodium hydroxide 3 Π 300 230 -70 1.306
SiF2+ Silicon difluoride cation 2 A1 350 268 -82 1.306
C5H8 1,3-Pentadiene, (Z)- 22 A' 144 209 65 0.691
C5H8 1,3-Pentadiene, (Z)- 31 A" 456 348 -108 1.312
CH3OO methylperoxy radical 12 A" 170 128 -42 1.324
C4H9N Cyclobutylamine 21 A' 174 137 -37 1.275
CH2OH Hydroxymethyl radical 9 A 234 412 178 0.568
C6H8 (Z)-hexa-1,3,5-triene 11 A1 1136 864 -272 1.315
C6H8 (Z)-hexa-1,3,5-triene 19 A2 264 145 -119 1.818
C6H8 (Z)-hexa-1,3,5-triene 24 B1 358 101 -257 3.534
CHCl2 dichloromethyl radical 4 A' 190 293 103 0.648
C4H6 Methylenecyclopropane 17 B1 360 283 -77 1.270
C2Cl2+ dichloroacetylene cation 5 Πu 233 177 -56 1.314
BF3+ boron trifluoride cation 3 E' 1662 962 -700 1.727
BF3+ boron trifluoride cation 4 E' 411 91 -320 4.541
BrF5 bromine pentafluoride 6 B2 281 193 -88 1.456
PCl5 Phosphorus pentachloride 2 A1' 370 254 -116 1.458
N2O3 Dinitrogen trioxide 9 A" 63 131 68 0.479
CaOH Calcium monohydroxide 2 Σ 353 558 205 0.633
CaOH Calcium monohydroxide 3 Π 609 390 -219 1.562
AsH3+ Arsine cation 2 A1 452 684 232 0.660
C3 carbon trimer 3 Πu 63 179 116 0.354
SF5Cl sulfur chloropentafluoride 5 B1 625 435 -190 1.436
SF5Cl sulfur chloropentafluoride 7 B2 505 293 -212 1.721
SF5Cl sulfur chloropentafluoride 11 E 397 231 -166 1.720
H3O+ hydronium cation 2 A1 954 738 -216 1.293
H2POH Phosphinous acid 9 A" 375 248 -127 1.511
ClONO chlorine nitrite 5 A' 270 216 -54 1.248
CH3BO Borane, methyloxo- 7 E 897 1411 515 0.635
ZnCH3 Zinc monomethyl 6 E 315 585 270 0.538
Cl3- trichloride anion 2 Σu 327 254 -73 1.287
ClOO chloroperoxy radical 3 A' 201 111 -90 1.813
ClOO chloroperoxy radical 2 A' 414 289 -124 1.430
H2OH2O water dimer 12 A" 88 137 49 0.641
H2OH2O water dimer 11 A" 108 174 66 0.620
H2OH2O water dimer 8 A' 103 164 61 0.628
ZnCH2 Zinc methylene 2 A1 1342 2980 1639 0.450
ZnCH2 Zinc methylene 3 A1 514 1268 754 0.405