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IV.C.1. (XIII.D.1.)

Compare vibrational frequencies in CCCBDB for C6H4 (Benzyne)

B3LYP/cc-pVDZ

Frequency in cm-1
  Calculated   Experimental
Mode Number Symmetry Frequency diff Symmetry Frequency Comment
1 A1 3111 17 A1 3094  
2 A1 3087 16 A1 3071  
3 A1 1961 101 A1 1860  
4 A1 1439 24 A1 1415  
5 A1 1277 6 A1 1271  
6 A1 1118 63 A1 1055  
7 A1 1049 39 A1 1010  
8 A1 971 -11 A1 982  
9 A1 601 1 A1 600  
10 A2 944   A2    
11 A2 844   A2    
12 A2 580   A2    
13 A2 424   A2    
14 B1 894 56 B1 838  
15 B1 729 -8 B1 737  
16 B1 381 -7 B1 388  
17 B2 3107 21 B2 3086  
18 B2 3071 22 B2 3049  
19 B2 1429 -22 B2 1451  
20 B2 1380 -14 B2 1394  
21 B2 1222 -85 B2 1307  
22 B2 1070 -24 B2 1094  
23 B2 814 -35 B2 849  
24 B2 392 -80 B2 472  
The calculated vibrational frequencies were scaled by 0.97

See section XIII.C.3 List or set vibrational scaling factors to change the scale factors used here.
See section III.B.3.c Calculate a vibrational scaling factor for a set of molecules to determine the least squares best scaling factor.
See section III.B.3.b List of vibrational scaling factors and their uncertainties for information on where the above scaling factor is from.