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III.G.11.

Comparison of polarizabilities for HF/cc-pVQZ

species name calculated experimental difference
NaLi lithium sodium 36.456 39.999 -3.543
CS2 Carbon disulfide 7.577 8.749 -1.172
CH2F2 Methane, difluoro- 2.177 3.200 -1.023
BrCN Cyanogen bromide 4.848 5.824 -0.976
CH3SCH3 Dimethyl sulfide 6.589 7.550 -0.961
SO2 Sulfur dioxide 3.120 3.882 -0.762
Cl2 Chlorine diatomic 3.852 4.610 -0.758
Cl2 Chlorine diatomic 3.852 4.610 -0.758
CH3OCH3 Dimethyl ether 4.419 5.160 -0.740
CH3Br methyl bromide 4.871 5.610 -0.739
CH3CH2OH Ethanol 4.388 5.112 -0.724
C2N2 Cyanogen 4.334 5.015 -0.681
C3H6 Cyclopropane 4.979 5.640 -0.661
HBr hydrogen bromide 2.995 3.616 -0.621
H2S Hydrogen sulfide 3.022 3.631 -0.608
H2S Hydrogen sulfide 3.022 3.631 -0.608
NO2 Nitrogen dioxide 2.304 2.910 -0.607
HCOOH Formic acid 2.714 3.319 -0.605
CH3Cl Methyl chloride 3.826 4.416 -0.589
N2O Nitrous oxide 2.416 2.998 -0.582
N2O Nitrous oxide 2.416 2.998 -0.582
SiH4 Silane 4.227 4.777 -0.550
H2CO Formaldehyde 2.263 2.770 -0.507
H2CO Formaldehyde 2.263 2.770 -0.507
CH3CH2CH2CH3 Butane 7.213 7.688 -0.475
HCl Hydrogen chloride 2.043 2.515 -0.472
Br2 Bromine diatomic 5.963 6.431 -0.468
NH3 Ammonia 1.656 2.103 -0.447
NH3 Ammonia 1.656 2.103 -0.447
C2H4 Ethylene 3.743 4.188 -0.444
CH3NH2 methyl amine 3.312 3.754 -0.441
CH3NH2 methyl amine 3.312 3.754 -0.441
H2O Water 1.061 1.501 -0.440
C2H2 Acetylene 3.063 3.487 -0.423
CH3NHCH3 Dimethylamine 5.030 5.447 -0.417
CO2 Carbon dioxide 2.103 2.507 -0.404
CH3OH Methyl alcohol 2.706 3.081 -0.375
CH3OH Methyl alcohol 2.706 3.081 -0.375
HCN Hydrogen cyanide 2.229 2.593 -0.365
HCN Hydrogen cyanide 2.229 2.593 -0.365
O2 Oxygen diatomic 1.201 1.562 -0.360
CH3F Methyl fluoride 2.183 2.540 -0.357
CH3CHO Acetaldehyde 3.944 4.278 -0.334
C3H8 Propane 5.590 5.921 -0.332
C2H6 Ethane 3.899 4.226 -0.327
NO Nitric oxide 1.382 1.698 -0.316
NO Nitric oxide 1.382 1.698 -0.316
C2H6 Ethane 3.915 4.226 -0.311
H Hydrogen atom 0.406 0.667 -0.261
CO Carbon monoxide 1.697 1.953 -0.256
CO Carbon monoxide 1.697 1.953 -0.256
O2 Oxygen diatomic 1.331 1.562 -0.230
O2 Oxygen diatomic 1.331 1.562 -0.230
CH4 Methane 2.242 2.448 -0.206
CH4 Methane 2.244 2.448 -0.204
N2 Nitrogen diatomic 1.513 1.710 -0.197
N2 Nitrogen diatomic 1.513 1.710 -0.197
PH3 Phosphine 4.053 4.237 -0.184
PH3 Phosphine 4.053 4.237 -0.184
HD Deuterium hydride 0.652 0.791 -0.139
H2 Hydrogen diatomic 0.652 0.787 -0.135
H2 Hydrogen diatomic 0.652 0.787 -0.135
D2 Deuterium diatomic 0.652 0.783 -0.131
CO Carbon monoxide 1.826 1.953 -0.127
CH2CCH2 allene 5.597 5.690 -0.093
Li Lithium atom 25.151 24.330 0.821