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II.A.3. (XII.A.1.)

Listing of experimental geometry data for CF4 (Carbon tetrafluoride)

No experimental rotational constants available.
Calculated rotational constants for CF4 (Carbon tetrafluoride).

Point Group Td

Internal coordinates

(distances (r) in Å) (angles (a) in degrees) (dihedrals (d) in degrees)
Description Value Connectivity Reference Comment
Atom 1 Atom 2 Atom 3 Atom 4
rCF 1.315 1 2 1998Kuc
aFCF 109.4712 2 1 3 symmetry
picture of Carbon tetrafluoride

Bond descriptions

Examples: C-C single bond, C=C, double bond, C#C triple bond, C:C aromatic bond
Bond Type Count
C-F 4

Atom x (Å) y (Å) z (Å)
C1 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000
F2 0.7593 0.7593 0.7593
F3 -0.7593 -0.7593 0.7593
F4 -0.7593 0.7593 -0.7593
F5 0.7593 -0.7593 -0.7593

Atom - Atom Distances (Å)

  C1 F2 F3 F4 F5

Calculated geometries for CF4 (Carbon tetrafluoride).
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1998Kuc K Kuchitsu(ed) "Structure of Free Polyatomic Molecules - Basic Data" Springer, Berlin, 1998  

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