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Comparison of experiment and theory for aFCF

Species with coordinate aFCF
Species Name
CH2F2 Methane, difluoro-
CH3CHF2 Ethane, 1,1-difluoro-
CH2CF2 Ethene, 1,1-difluoro-
CHF2Cl difluorochloromethane
CHF3 Methane, trifluoro-
CF3Br Bromotrifluoromethane
CF2Cl2 difluorodichloromethane
CF3Cl Methane, chlorotrifluoro-
CF4 Carbon tetrafluoride
CF3COOH trifluoroacetic acid
C3F8 perfluoropropane
CF2CCl2 difluorodichloroethylene
C2F4 Tetrafluoroethylene
C2F4+ Tetrafluoroethylene cation
CF2O Carbonic difluoride
CF3CN Acetonitrile, trifluoro-
CF3CN+ Acetonitrile, trifluoro- cation
C2HF3 Trifluoroethylene
C2HF3+ Trifluoroethylene cation
CF3OF Trifluoromethylhypofluorite
CH3CF3 Ethane, 1,1,1-trifluoro-
CF2- Difluoromethylene anion
CF2 Difluoromethylene
CF2+ Difluoromethylene cation
CF3- Trifluoromethyl anion
CF3 Trifluoromethyl radical
CF3+ Trifluoromethyl cation
CF3I trifluoroiodomethane
The small subscript is the number of angles with completed calculations.
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rms differences (calculated - experiment) in degrees
Methods with predefined basis sets

rms differences (calculated - experiment) in degrees
Methods with standard basis sets
STO-3G 3-21G 3-21G* 6-31G 6-31G* 6-31G** 6-31+G** 6-311G* 6-311G** 6-31G(2df,p) 6-311+G(3df,2p) TZVP cc-pVDZ cc-pVTZ cc-pVQZ aug-cc-pVDZ aug-cc-pVTZ aug-cc-pVQZ cc-pV(T+d)Z cc-pCVDZ cc-pCVTZ Sadlej_pVTZ
hartree fock HF 1.048 1.048 0.848 0.748 0.648 0.648 0.630 0.651 0.648 0.648 0.531 0.648 0.648 0.648 0.55 0.645 0.642 0.56 1.05 0.11 0.31 0.611
ROHF   0.83 0.83   0.53 0.53 0.53 0.53         0.53 0.63                
density functional LSDA 1.548 1.248 1.048 0.948 0.848 0.848 0.748 0.751 0.748 0.948   0.87 0.748 0.748   0.745 0.94          
SVWN   1.248     0.848 0.87 0.748 0.710 0.87 0.97   0.744 0.87 0.87   0.94 0.94          
BLYP 1.448 1.348 1.043 0.848 1.748 0.848 0.748 0.746 0.748 0.848   0.87 0.748 0.748   0.630 0.84          
B1B95 1.248 1.148 0.848 0.848 0.747 0.748 0.648 0.751 0.748 0.847   0.87 0.748 0.748   0.644 1.229          
B3LYP 1.248 1.248 0.948 0.848 0.748 0.748 0.648 0.748 0.823 0.848 0.529 0.648 0.748 0.748 0.66 0.728 1.448 0.66 1.05 0.61 0.21 0.611
B3LYPultrafine   0.74     0.748 0.74 0.711 0.74       0.74 0.87 0.725   0.74 0.845          
B3PW91 1.123 1.148 0.948 0.848 0.748 0.748 0.643 0.751 0.823 0.748   0.87 0.748 0.748   0.530 1.410          
mPW1PW91 1.123 1.148 0.923 0.848 0.741 0.748 0.648 0.651 0.748 0.748   0.77 0.748 0.730   0.533 0.74          
M06-2X 0.97 0.77 1.748 0.87 1.648 0.77 0.77 0.610 0.77 1.316   0.77 0.87 1.216   0.74 1.313          
PBEPBE 1.323 1.248 1.022 0.919 0.848 0.848 0.648 0.751 0.748 0.848 0.529 0.87 0.747 0.748   0.84 1.014         0.611
PBEPBEultrafine   0.84     0.837 0.84 0.74 0.74       0.74 0.87 0.87   0.84 0.84          
PBE1PBE 0.97 0.77 0.77 0.97 0.748 0.77 0.87 0.710 0.87 0.77   0.77 0.87 0.87   0.74 0.74          
HSEh1PBE 0.97 1.148 0.77 0.97 0.639 0.77 0.648 0.87 0.87 0.77   0.77 0.87 0.648   0.74 1.05          
TPSSh 1.21 0.74 0.74 0.74 1.845 0.74 1.745 0.74 0.31 1.748   0.74 0.74 1.745   0.84 0.84          
wB97X-D 1.01 0.21 1.851 0.41 1.748 0.01 1.748 0.31 1.748 0.21   1.748 1.748 1.748   0.51 1.748          
B97D3   1.850     1.847       1.747               1.747          
STO-3G 3-21G 3-21G* 6-31G 6-31G* 6-31G** 6-31+G** 6-311G* 6-311G** 6-31G(2df,p) 6-311+G(3df,2p) TZVP cc-pVDZ cc-pVTZ cc-pVQZ aug-cc-pVDZ aug-cc-pVTZ aug-cc-pVQZ cc-pV(T+d)Z cc-pCVDZ cc-pCVTZ Sadlej_pVTZ
Moller Plesset perturbation MP2 1.023 1.148 0.948 0.848 1.751 0.748 0.648 1.751 0.748 1.136   0.648 0.748 1.340   0.621 1.329   0.95 0.11 0.11 0.511
MP2=FULL 1.322 1.030 0.919 0.919 1.248 0.643 0.643 0.751 0.823 1.327   0.87 0.730 1.337   0.819 1.413   1.05 0.11 0.21 0.511
MP3         0.647   1.845         0.74 0.74 0.74                
MP3=FULL   0.31 0.01 0.51 1.845 0.21 1.745 0.31 0.31 0.11   0.74 0.74 0.74   0.51 0.51          
MP4   1.113 0.81   0.730       0.711     0.87 0.77 0.521   0.74 0.41          
MP4=FULL   0.77     0.77       0.77       0.77 0.74   0.74 0.31          
B2PLYP 0.97 0.77 0.77 0.97 0.946 0.77 0.710 0.87 0.710 1.316   0.87 0.87 1.748   0.74 1.313          
B2PLYP=FULL 0.97 1.510 0.77 0.97 0.910 0.77 1.010 0.87 0.87 0.77   0.87 0.87 0.87   0.74 0.74          
B2PLYP=FULLultrafine 1.21 0.11 0.11 0.51 0.819 0.01 0.51 0.21 0.21 0.11   0.51 0.31 0.41   0.51 0.51          
Configuration interaction CID   1.012 0.812 0.812 0.536     0.615                            
CISD   1.012 0.812 0.812 0.532     0.615                            
STO-3G 3-21G 3-21G* 6-31G 6-31G* 6-31G** 6-31+G** 6-311G* 6-311G** 6-31G(2df,p) 6-311+G(3df,2p) TZVP cc-pVDZ cc-pVTZ cc-pVQZ aug-cc-pVDZ aug-cc-pVTZ aug-cc-pVQZ cc-pV(T+d)Z cc-pCVDZ cc-pCVTZ Sadlej_pVTZ
Quadratic configuration interaction QCISD 0.61 1.143 0.920 0.920 1.131 0.820 0.821 0.633 0.638 1.317   0.87 0.821 1.217   0.85 1.59          
QCISD(T)         0.812     0.11 0.31     0.87 0.98 0.98   0.74 0.41          
QCISD(T)=FULL         0.74   0.74           0.74 0.74   0.74 0.41          
Coupled Cluster CCD 0.71 1.120 0.920 0.920 1.146 0.817 0.723 0.723 0.89 0.98   0.77 0.822 0.811   0.87 0.94     0.21 0.11  
CCSD         1.029       0.21 1.413   0.77 0.77 1.216   0.74 1.49          
CCSD=FULL         1.413         1.510   0.77 0.77 1.216   0.74 1.410          
CCSD(T)         0.532 0.53   0.11 0.31     0.77 0.77 0.23   0.74 0.41       0.01  
CCSD(T)=FULL         0.77             0.77 0.77 0.74   0.74 0.31       0.11  
STO-3G 3-21G 3-21G* 6-31G 6-31G* 6-31G** 6-31+G** 6-311G* 6-311G** 6-31G(2df,p) 6-311+G(3df,2p) TZVP cc-pVDZ cc-pVTZ cc-pVQZ aug-cc-pVDZ aug-cc-pVTZ aug-cc-pVQZ cc-pV(T+d)Z cc-pCVDZ cc-pCVTZ Sadlej_pVTZ

rms differences (calculated - experiment) in degrees
Methods with effective core potentials (select basis sets)
CEP-31G CEP-31G* CEP-121G CEP-121G* LANL2DZ SDD
hartree fock HF 0.951 0.645 0.951 0.645 0.951 0.951
density functional B1B95 0.731 0.631        
B3LYP 0.951 0.745 0.951 0.645 0.951 0.951
wB97X-D 0.51 0.11 0.81 0.51 0.91 0.91
Moller Plesset perturbation MP2 1.151 0.645 1.051 0.645 1.151 1.151
For descriptions of the methods (AM1, HF, MP2, ...) and basis sets (3-21G, 3-21G*, 6-31G, ...) see the glossary in section I.C. Predefined means the basis set used is determined by the method.