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

Listing of experimental geometry data for BrF3 (Bromine trifluoride)

Rotational Constants (cm-1)
See section I.F.4 to change rotational constant units
0.36163 0.13601 0.09869
Rotational Constants from 1957Mag:223
Calculated rotational constants for BrF3 (Bromine trifluoride).

Point Group C2v

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
rFBr 1.721 1 2 1957Mag:223 F on axis
rFBr 1.810 1 3 1957Mag:223 F off axis
aFBrF 86.21 2 1 3 1957Mag:223
picture of Bromine trifluoride

Bond descriptions
Examples: C-C single bond, C=C, double bond, C#C triple bond, C:C aromatic bond
Bond Type Count
F-Br 3

Atom x (Å) y (Å) z (Å)
Br1 0.0000 0.0000 0.2846
F2 0.0000 0.0000 -1.4364
F3 0.0000 1.8060 0.1649
F4 0.0000 -1.8060 0.1649

Atom - Atom Distances (Å)
  Br1 F2 F3 F4

Calculated geometries for BrF3 (Bromine trifluoride).

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squib reference DOI
1957Mag:223 DW Magnuson "Microwave Spectrum and Molecular Structure of Bromine Trifluoride" J. Chem. Phys. 27, 223, 1957 10.1063/1.1743675

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