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Comparison of experiment and theory for rNaO

Species with coordinate rNaO
Species Name
NaOH sodium hydroxide
The small prefix is the number of bonds with completed calculations.
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rms differences (calculated - experiment) in Å
Methods with predefined basis sets
semi-empirical PM6 1 0.011
composite G2 1 0.029
G3 1 0.029
G3B3 1 0.028
G4 1 0.034
CBS-Q 1 0.031

rms differences (calculated - experiment) in Å
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
hartree fock HF 1 0.092 1 0.081 1 0.094 1 0.040 2 0.029 1 0.030 1 0.003 1 0.026 1 0.024 1 0.028 1 0.008 1 0.003 1 0.029   1 0.005   1 0.001 1 0.001
density functional LSDA 1 0.089 1 0.099 1 0.120 1 0.066 1 0.008 1 0.007 1 0.029 1 0.010 1 0.004 1 0.029     1 0.039 1 0.013   1 0.024    
SVWN   1 0.099     1 0.057   1 0.029         1 0.030            
BLYP 1 0.056 1 0.023 1 0.083 1 0.017 2 0.047 1 0.062 1 0.014 1 0.056 1 0.062 1 0.036           1 0.059    
B1B95 1 0.075 1 0.076 1 0.094 1 0.039 1 0.014 1 0.019   1 0.022 1 0.021 1 0.029     1 0.032          
B3LYP 1 0.072 1 0.078 1 0.097 1 0.043 1 0.028 1 0.027 1 0.001 1 0.002   1 0.035 1 0.009 1 0.004 1 0.037   1 0.005   1 0.008 1 0.001
B3LYPultrafine         1 0.028                       1 0.008  
B3PW91   1 0.072 1 0.091 1 0.040 1 0.021 1 0.020 1 0.004 1 0.024   1 0.030           1 0.007    
mPW1PW91   1 0.078   1 0.044 1 0.013 1 0.034 1 0.000 1 0.028 1 0.027 1 0.034           1 0.003    
M06-2X     1 0.039   1 0.042                          
PBEPBE   1 0.063     1 0.057 1 0.056 1 0.012 1 0.046 1 0.054 1 0.034 1 0.001   1 0.037 1 0.061        
PBEPBEultrafine         1 0.055                          
PBE1PBE         1 0.035                          
HSEh1PBE   1 0.080     1 0.035   1 0.002             1 0.011        
TPSSh         1 0.029   1 0.006     1 0.030       1 0.012        
wB97X-D     1 0.072   1 0.029   1 0.004   1 0.022     1 0.006 1 0.004 1 0.009     1 0.003  
B97D3   1 0.041     1 0.015       1 0.009               1 0.006  
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
Moller Plesset perturbation MP2   1 0.069 1 0.085 1 0.027 2 0.017 1 0.017 1 0.032 2 0.018 1 0.012 1 0.012 1 0.023 1 0.018 1 0.018       1 0.037  
MP2=FULL   1 0.073     1 0.029 1 0.029 1 0.001 1 0.023               1 0.001    
MP3         1 0.021   1 0.023                      
MP3=FULL         1 0.032   1 0.017                      
MP4         1 0.012     1 0.013           1 0.017        
B2PLYP         1 0.030                 1 0.010        
Configuration interaction CID         1 0.020     1 0.020                    
CISD         1 0.019                          
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
Quadratic configuration interaction QCISD   1 0.062     1 0.015   1 0.029 1 0.015 1 0.012       1 0.015 1 0.013        
QCISD(T)         1 0.015     1 0.015                    
Coupled Cluster CCD         1 0.019     1 0.019         1 0.018          
CCSD         1 0.016     1 0.017                    
CCSD(T)         1 0.015 1 0.016 1 0.028 1 0.015                    
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

rms differences (calculated - experiment) in Å
Methods with effective core potentials (select basis sets)
CEP-31G CEP-31G* CEP-121G CEP-121G* LANL2DZ SDD
hartree fock HF 1 0.034 1 0.029 1 0.045 1 0.032 1 0.006 1 0.028
density functional B1B95 1 0.025 1 0.024        
B3LYP 1 0.027 1 0.027 1 0.030 1 0.016 1 0.010 1 0.034
Moller Plesset perturbation MP2 1 0.039 1 0.034 1 0.030 1 0.021 1 0.003 1 0.013
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.