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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/6-311G*
Calculated values were scaled by 0.9663.

Species Name mode Symmetry Experiment Theory difference ratio
C3H4O2 β–Propiolactone 21 A" 113 179 66 0.632
CH3CONH2 Acetamide 20 A 259 173 -86 1.496
CH3COOH Acetic acid 18 A" 93 70 -23 1.329
CH3OH Methyl alcohol 12 A" 200 342 142 0.584
C2H6O2S Dimethyl sulfone 20 B1 262 206 -56 1.273
CH3CCl3 Ethane, 1,1,1-trichloro- 6 A2 214 306 92 0.699
CHONH2 formamide 12 A" 289 195 -94 1.483
CBr2F2 Methane, dibromodifluoro- 3 A1 140 315 175 0.444
C2F6 hexafluoroethane 4 A1u 68 52 -16 1.295
C3F8 perfluoropropane 13 A2 276 216 -60 1.278
CH3COOCH3 methyl acetate 27 A" 110 37 -73 2.987
C3H6O 2-Propen-1-ol 24 A 188 114 -75 1.656
C5H8 Cyclopentene 18 A' 254 136 -118 1.872
C4H6O2 2,3-Butanedione 21 Bg 240 105 -135 2.277
C5H12 Propane, 2,2-dimethyl- 12 T1 203 305 102 0.665
C2H3NO3 Oxamic acid 3 A' 2600 3481 881 0.747
C2H3NO3 Oxamic acid 15 A' 328 262 -66 1.254
C2H3NO3 Oxamic acid 21 A" 162 69 -93 2.333
HCNO fulminic acid 5 Π 224 165 -59 1.356
C5H8 1,4-Pentadiene 16 A 137 293 156 0.467
COBr2 Carbonic dibromide 4 B1 757 496 -261 1.526
COBr2 Carbonic dibromide 6 B2 512 328 -184 1.560
CH3ONO Methyl nitrite 15 A" 186 107 -79 1.740
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 4 A' 2970 1717 -1253 1.730
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 5 A' 2929 1433 -1496 2.044
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 6 A' 1725 1370 -355 1.260
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 8 A' 1441 1154 -287 1.249
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 9 A' 1386 1022 -364 1.356
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 10 A' 1352 937 -415 1.443
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 11 A' 1201 883 -318 1.360
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 12 A' 1170 726 -444 1.612
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 13 A' 1096 361 -735 3.034
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 30 A" 1028 3025 1997 0.340
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 31 A" 865 1417 552 0.610
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 32 A" 822 1179 357 0.697
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 33 A" 601 1021 420 0.588
C5H8O Methyl cyclopropyl ketone 34 A" 265 586 321 0.452
ZnS Zinc sulfide 1 Σ 459 337 -122 1.361
SiF2+ Silicon difluoride cation 2 A1 350 269 -81 1.301
C5H8 1,3-Pentadiene, (Z)- 22 A' 144 210 66 0.687
C5H8 1,3-Pentadiene, (Z)- 31 A" 456 348 -108 1.310
C5H8 1,3-Pentadiene, (Z)- 32 A" 171 137 -34 1.249
C2H Ethynyl radical 3 Π 372 194 -178 1.918
CH3 Methyl radical 2 A2" 606 457 -150 1.327
C4H9N Cyclobutylamine 21 A' 174 140 -34 1.247
CH2OH Hydroxymethyl radical 9 A 234 447 213 0.524
C6H8 (Z)-hexa-1,3,5-triene 11 A1 1136 866 -270 1.311
C6H8 (Z)-hexa-1,3,5-triene 19 A2 264 147 -117 1.797
C6H8 (Z)-hexa-1,3,5-triene 24 B1 358 100 -258 3.582
CHCl2 dichloromethyl radical 4 A' 190 296 106 0.643
C4H6 Methylenecyclopropane 17 B1 360 277 -83 1.298
C2Cl2+ dichloroacetylene cation 5 Πu 233 181 -52 1.289
BF3+ boron trifluoride cation 3 E' 1662 948 -714 1.753
BF3+ boron trifluoride cation 4 E' 411 73 -338 5.635
AsH3+ Arsine cation 2 A1 452 704 252 0.642
BrF5 bromine pentafluoride 6 B2 281 198 -83 1.421
CaF2 Calcium difluoride 2 A1 120 85 -35 1.418
ZnCl Zinc monochloride 1 Σ 391 248 -142 1.572
PCl5 Phosphorus pentachloride 2 A1' 370 246 -124 1.504
S8 Octasulfur 3 B1 411 321 -90 1.281
N2O3 Dinitrogen trioxide 9 A" 63 145 82 0.436
C3 carbon trimer 3 Πu 63 104 41 0.609
CaOH Calcium monohydroxide 2 Σ 353 634 281 0.556
CaOH Calcium monohydroxide 3 Π 609 364 -245 1.675
Fe(CO)5 Iron pentacarbonyl 15 E' 74 52 -23 1.438
SiH- silicon monohydride anion 1 Σ 2175 1714 -461 1.269
SF5Cl sulfur chloropentafluoride 5 B1 625 436 -189 1.433
SF5Cl sulfur chloropentafluoride 7 B2 505 295 -210 1.709
SF5Cl sulfur chloropentafluoride 11 E 397 232 -165 1.710
H3O+ hydronium cation 2 A1 954 678 -276 1.408
ZnH Zinc monohydride 1 Σ 1608 1064 -543 1.511
FO2 Dioxygen monofluoride 2 A' 579 407 -173 1.425
FO2 Dioxygen monofluoride 3 A' 376 202 -174 1.863
ClOO chloroperoxy radical 2 A' 414 282 -132 1.468
ClOO chloroperoxy radical 3 A' 201 129 -72 1.561
Cl3- trichloride anion 2 Σu 327 246 -81 1.330
H2OH2O water dimer 6 A' 311 445 134 0.699
H2OH2O water dimer 7 A' 143 222 79 0.643
H2OH2O water dimer 11 A" 108 182 74 0.595
H2OH2O water dimer 12 A" 88 -42 -130 -2.118
H2POH Phosphinous acid 9 A" 375 252 -123 1.487
ZnCH3 Zinc monomethyl 3 A1 445 356 -89 1.252
ZnCH3 Zinc monomethyl 6 E 315 592 277 0.532
ClONO chlorine nitrite 4 A' 406 318 -88 1.276
ClONO chlorine nitrite 5 A' 270 189 -81 1.432
CH3BO Borane, methyloxo- 7 E 897 1431 534 0.627
ZnCH2 Zinc methylene 3 A1 514 411 -103 1.250