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Experimental Polarizabilites

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Polarizabilites in Å3
Molecule name State Conformation alpha squib commment
H Hydrogen atom 1S Kh 0.667 1977Mill/Bed:1
He Helium atom 1S Kh 0.208 1997Oln/Can:59
Li Lithium atom 2S Kh 24.330 1977Mil/Bed:1
Be Beryllium atom 1S Kh 5.600 1977Mil/Bed:1
B Boron atom 2P Kh 3.030 1977Mil/Bed:1
C Carbon atom 3P Kh 1.760 1977Mil/Bed:1
N Nitrogen atom 4S Kh 1.100 1977Mil/Bed:1
O Oxygen atom 3S Kh 0.802 1977Mil/Bed:1
F Fluorine atom 2P Kh 0.557 1977Mil/Bed:1
Ne Neon atom 1S Kh 0.381 1997Oln/Can:59
Na Sodium atom 2S Kh 24.110 1997Oln/Can:59
Mg Magnesium atom 1S Kh 10.600 1977Mil/Bed:1
Al Aluminum atom 2P Kh 8.340 1977Mil/Bed:1
Si Silicon atom 3P Kh 5.380 1977Mil/Bed:1
P Phosphorus atom 4S Kh 3.630 1977Mil/Bed:1
S Sulfur atom 3P Kh 2.900 1977Mil/Bed:1
Cl Chlorine atom 2P Kh 2.180 1977Mil/Bed:1
Ar Argon atom 1S Kh 1.664 1997Oln/Can:59
K Potassium atom 2S Kh 43.400 1977Mil/Bed:1
Ca Calcium atom 1S Kh 22.800 1977Mil/Bed:1
Br Bromine atom 2P Kh 3.050 1977Mil/Bed:1
Kr Krypton atom 1S Kh 2.498 1997Oln/Can:59
D2 Deuterium diatomic 1Σg D∞h 0.783 1997Oln/Can:59
H2 Hydrogen diatomic 1Σg D∞h 0.787 1997Oln/Can:59
H2+ Hydrogen cation 2Σg+ D∞h 0.469 2000Jac/Kom:012509
HD Deuterium hydride 1Σg D∞h 0.791 1997Oln/Can:59
N2 Nitrogen diatomic 1Σg D∞h 1.710 1997Oln/Can:59
CO Carbon monoxide 1Σ C∞v 1.953 1997Oln/Can:59
NO Nitric oxide 2Π C∞v 1.698 1997Oln/Can:59
O2 Oxygen diatomic 3Σg D∞h 1.562 1997Oln/Can:59
HF Hydrogen fluoride 1Σ C∞v 0.800 1998Gus/Rui:163
F2 Fluorine diatomic 1Σg D∞h 1.160 1998Gus/Rui:163
NaLi lithium sodium 1Σ C∞v 39.999 1972Gra/Dag:710 alpha_s=40+-5, alpha_a=24+-2 A^3
MgO magnesium oxide 1Σ+ C∞v 1.750 1998Gus/Rui:163
HCl Hydrogen chloride 1Σ C∞v 2.515 1997Oln/Can:59
Cl2 Chlorine diatomic 1Σg D∞h 4.610 1997Oln/Can:59
CaO Calcium monoxide 1Σ C∞v 2.841 1998Gus/Rui:163
HBr hydrogen bromide 1Σ C∞v 3.616 1997Oln/Can:59
Br2 Bromine diatomic 1Σg D∞h 6.431 1997Oln/Can:59
HI Hydrogen iodide 1Σ C∞v 5.453 1997Oln/Can:59
HCN Hydrogen cyanide 1Σ C∞v 2.593 1951LB1.3:509
H2O Water 1A1 C2v 1.501 1997Oln/Can:59
N2O Nitrous oxide 1Σ C∞v 2.998 1997Oln/Can:59
CO2 Carbon dioxide 1Σg D∞h 2.507 1997Oln/Can:59
NO2 Nitrogen dioxide 2A1 C2v 2.910 1997Oln/Can:59
O3 Ozone 1A1 Cs 3.079 1998Gus/Rui:163
FCN Cyanogen fluoride 1Σ C∞v 2.550 1998Gus/Rui:163
H2S Hydrogen sulfide 1A1 C2v 3.631 1997Oln/Can:59
OCS Carbonyl sulfide 1Σ C∞v 5.090 1998Gus/Rui:163
SO2 Sulfur dioxide 1A1 C2v 3.882 1951LB1.3:509
CS2 Carbon disulfide 1Σg D∞h 8.749 1951LB1.3:509
H2Se Hydrogen selenide 1A1 C2v 4.770 1998Gus/Rui:163
CSe2 Carbon diselenide 1A1 D∞h 11.269 1998Gus/Rui:163
BrCN Cyanogen bromide 1Σ C∞v 5.824 1997Oln/Can:59
C2H2 Acetylene 1Σg D∞h 3.487 1997Oln/Can:59
NH3 Ammonia 1A1 C3v 2.103 1997Oln/Can:59
C2N2 Cyanogen 1Σg D∞h 5.015 1951LB1.3:509
H2CO Formaldehyde 1A1 C2v 2.770 1997Oln/Can:59
BF3 Borane, trifluoro- 1A' D3h 2.420 1998Gus/Rui:163
NF3 Nitrogen trifluoride 1A1 C3v 2.810 1998Gus/Rui:163
PH3 Phosphine 1A1 C3v 4.237 1997Oln/Can:59
PF3 Phosphorus trifluoride 1A1 C3v 4.414 1997Oln/Can:59
HCCCl Chloroacetylene 1Σ C∞v   1987Ebe/Han:1948 alpha_para - alpha_perp = 3.87 A^3
CCl2O Phosgene 1A1 C2v 6.790 1998Gus/Rui:163
BCl3 Borane, trichloro- 1A1' D3h 8.700 1998Gus/Rui:163
PCl3 Phosphorus trichloride 1A1 C3v 10.634 1997Oln/Can:59
AsCl3 Arsenous trichloride 1A1 C3v 11.370 1998Gus/Rui:163
PBr3 Phosphorus tribromide 1A1 C3v 14.380 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH4 Methane 1A1 Td 2.448 1997Oln/Can:59
CH2CO Ketene 1A1 C2v 4.400 1998Gus/Rui:163
HCOOH Formic acid 1A' Cs 3.319 1984Gra/Gub
CH3F Methyl fluoride 1A1 C3v 2.540 1997Oln/Can:59
CH2F2 Methane, difluoro- 1A1 C2v 2.761 1998Gus/Rui:163
CHF3 Methane, trifluoro- 1A1 C3v 2.801 1998Gus/Rui:163
CF4 Carbon tetrafluoride 1A1 Td 2.824 1997Oln/Can:59
SiH4 Silane 1A1 Td 4.777 1997Oln/Can:59
SiF4 Silicon tetrafluoride 1A1 Td 3.319 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH3Cl Methyl chloride 1A1 C3v 4.416 1997Oln/Can:59
CH2FCl fluorochloromethane 1A' Cs 4.509 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH2Cl2 Methylene chloride 1A1 C2v 6.659 1998Gus/Rui:163
CHF2Cl difluorochloromethane 1A' Cs 4.440 1998Gus/Rui:163
CHFCl2 fluorodichloromethane 1A' Cs 6.611 1998Gus/Rui:163
CF3Cl Methane, chlorotrifluoro- 1A1 C3v 4.650 1998Gus/Rui:163
CHCl3 Chloroform 1A1 C3v 8.129 1998Gus/Rui:163
CF2Cl2 difluorodichloromethane 1A1 C2v 6.370 1997Oln/Can:59
CFCl3 Trichloromonofluoromethane 1A1 C3v 8.249 1998Gus/Rui:163
CCl4 Carbon tetrachloride 1A1 Td 10.002 1997Oln/Can:59
SiCl4 Silane, tetrachloro- 1A1 Td 11.269 1998Gus/Rui:163
TiCl4 Titanium tetrachloride 1A1 Td 15.001 1998Gus/Rui:163
GeF4 Germanium tetrafluoride 1A1 Td 4.050 1998Gus/Rui:163
GeCl4 Germanium Tetrachloride 1A1 Td 12.490 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH3Br methyl bromide 1A1 C3v 5.610 1984Gra/Gub
CF3Br Bromotrifluoromethane 1A1 C3v 5.650 1998Gus/Rui:163
CHBr3 bromoform 1A1 C3v 11.840 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH3I methyl iodide 1A1 C3v 7.325 1997Oln/Can:59
C2H4 Ethylene 1Ag D2h 4.188 1997Oln/Can:59
C4H2 Diacetylene 1Σg D∞h 6.811 1998Gus/Rui:163
N2H4 Hydrazine 1A C2 3.460 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH3CN Acetonitrile 1A1 C3v 4.280 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH3OH Methyl alcohol 1A' Cs 3.210 1998Gus/Rui:163
CHONH2 formamide 1A' Planar 4.080 1998Gus/Rui:163
PF5 Phosphorus pentafluoride 1A1' D3h 3.650 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH2CCl2 Ethene, 1,1-dichloro- 1A1 C2v 7.830 1998Gus/Rui:163
CHClCHCl Ethene, 1,2-dichloro-, (Z)- 1A1 C2v 8.030 1998Gus/Rui:163
CHClCHCl Ethene, 1,2-dichloro-, (E)- 1Ag C2h 8.150 1998Gus/Rui:163
CHClCCl2 Trichloroethylene 1A' Cs 9.751 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH3CCH propyne 1A' C3v 5.550 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH2CCH2 allene 1A1 D2d 5.690 1984Gra/Gub
CH3NH2 methyl amine 1A' Cs 3.754 1997Oln/Can:59
C3H2N2 Malononitrile 1A1 Cs 5.790 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH3CHO Acetaldehyde 1A' Cs 4.278 1997Oln/Can:59
C2H4O Ethylene oxide 1A1 C2v 4.431 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH3NO2 Methane, nitro- 1A' Cs 4.800 1998Gus/Rui:163
C2H4S Thiirane 1A1 C2v 6.910 1998Gus/Rui:163
SF6 Sulfur Hexafluoride 1A1G Oh 4.490 1998Gus/Rui:163
CCl3CHO trichloroacetaldehyde 1A' Cs 10.500 1998Gus/Rui:163
SeF6 Selenium hexafluoride 1A1G Oh 5.320 1998Gus/Rui:163
C2H6 Ethane 1A1g D3d 4.226 1997Oln/Can:59
CH2CHCHO Acrolein 1A' Cs 6.379 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH3OCHO methyl formate 1A' Cs 5.050 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH3COOH Acetic acid 1A' Cs 5.149 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH3CF3 Ethane, 1,1,1-trifluoro- 1A1 C3v 4.400 1998Gus/Rui:163
Si2H6 disilane 1Eu D3d 9.410 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH3CH2Cl Ethyl chloride 1A' Cs 6.590 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH2ClCH2OH 2-Chloroethanol 1A' Cs 6.880 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH2FCH2Cl Ethane, 1-chloro-2-fluoro- 1A' Cs 6.499 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH2ClCH2Cl Ethane, 1,2-dichloro- 1Ag C2h 8.000 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH3CHCl2 Ethane, 1,1-dichloro- 1A' Cs 8.161 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH3CCl3 Ethane, 1,1,1-trichloro- 1A1 C3v 10.120 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH2ClCHCl2 1,1,2-trichloroethane 1A C1 10.260 1998Gus/Rui:163
CHCl2CHF2 1,1-dichloro-2,2-difluoroethane 1A' Cs 8.401 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH2CHCH3 Propene 1A' Cs 5.990 1998Gus/Rui:163
C3H6 Cyclopropane 1A1' D3h 5.640 1984Gra/Gub
C2H5CN ethyl cyanide 1A' Cs 6.240 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH3OCH3 Dimethyl ether 1A1 C2v 5.160 1984Gra/Gub
CH3CH2OH Ethanol 1A' Cs 5.112 1984Gra/Gub
CH3CONH2 Acetamide 1A' C1 5.670 1998Gus/Rui:163
C4H4O Furan 1A1 C2 7.230 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH3CH2SH ethanethiol 1A' Cs 7.380 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH3SCH3 Dimethyl sulfide 1A1 C2v 7.550 1984Gra/Gub
C4H4S Thiophene 1A1 C2v 9.010 1998Gus/Rui:163
C3H5Cl 1-Propene, 3-chloro- 1A C1 7.400 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH2CHCHCH2 1,3-Butadiene 1Ag C2h 8.881 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH3CCCH3 2-Butyne 1A1' D3h 7.480 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH3NHCH3 Dimethylamine 1A' Cs 5.447 1997Oln/Can:59
CH3CH2NH2 Ethylamine 1A' Cs 5.870 1998Gus/Rui:163
C4H5N Pyrrole 1A1 C2v 7.940 1998Gus/Rui:163
C4H5N (E)-2-Butenenitrile 1A' Cs 8.201 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH3CH2CHO Propanal 1A' Cs 6.350 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH3COCH3 Acetone 1A1 C2v 6.270 1998Gus/Rui:163
C2H6O2 1,2-Ethanediol 1Ag C2h 5.710 1998Gus/Rui:163
C4H4O2 2-Oxetanone, 4-methylene- 1A C1 8.000 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH3SOCH3 Dimethyl sulfoxide 1A' Cs 7.969 1998Gus/Rui:163
C3H8 Propane 1A1 C2v 5.921 1997Oln/Can:59
C5H5N Pyridine 1A1 C2v 9.493 1984Gra/Gub
CHOCHCHCH3 2-Butenal 1A' Cs 8.500 1998Gus/Rui:163
HCOOC2H5 Ethyl formate 1A' Cs 6.880 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH3CH2COOH Propanoic Acid 1A' Cs 6.960 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH3COOCH3 methyl acetate 1A' Cs 6.811 1998Gus/Rui:163
C2H6O2S Dimethyl sulfone 1A1 Cs 8.401 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH2CHCH2CH3 1-Butene 1A C1 7.830 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH2C(CH3)CH3 1-Propene, 2-methyl- 1A1 C2v 7.880 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH3CHCHCH3 2-Butene, (E)- 1Ag C2h 7.880 1998Gus/Rui:163
C6H6 Benzene 1A1g D6h 9.959 1998Gus/Rui:163
C2H8N2 Ethylenediamine 1Ag C2h 7.200 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH3CH(CH3)CN Propanenitrile, 2-methyl- 1A' Cs 8.049 1998Gus/Rui:163
C3H7OH 1-Propanol 1A' Cs 6.670 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH3CHOHCH3 Isopropyl alcohol 1A C1 6.670 1998Gus/Rui:163
C3H7NO dimethylformamide 1A' Cs 7.809 1998Gus/Rui:163
C4H6O2 2,3-Butanedione 1Ag C2h 8.201 1998Gus/Rui:163
C3H6O3 1,3,5-Trioxane 1A1 C1 7.020 1998Gus/Rui:163
C6H4O2 parabenzoquinone 1Ag D2h 11.229 1998Gus/Rui:163
C4H4N2O2 Uracil 1A' Cs 10.090 1998Gus/Rui:163
C6H5F Fluorobenzene 1A1 C2v 10.200 1984Gra/Gub
C6H5Cl chlorobenzene 1A1 C2v 11.861 1998Gus/Rui:163
C6H4Cl2 1,3-dichlorobenzene 1A1 C2v 13.729 1998Gus/Rui:163
C5H8 Spiropentane 1A1 D2d 8.049 1998Gus/Rui:163
NH2CH2CH2CH3 1-Propanamine 1A' Cs 7.700 1998Gus/Rui:163
N(CH3)3 Trimethylamine 1A1 C3v 7.076 1997Oln/Can:59
CH3CH(NH2)CH3 2-Propanamine 1A' Cs 7.769 1998Gus/Rui:163
C6H5CN phenyl cyanide 1A1 C2v 11.981 1998Gus/Rui:163
C4H8O Furan, tetrahydro- 1A C2 7.880 1998Gus/Rui:163
CHOCH2CH2CH3 Butanal 1A' Cs 8.180 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH3COCH2CH3 2-Butanone 1A' Cs 8.190 1998Gus/Rui:163
C3H8O2 Methane, dimethoxy- 1A C2 7.700 1998Gus/Rui:163
C3H7ONO Propyl nitrite 1A' Cs 8.500 1998Gus/Rui:163
C6H5OH phenol 1A' Cs 10.909 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH3CH2CH2CH3 Butane 1Ag Anti 8.020 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH3CH(CH3)CH3 Isobutane 1A1 C3v 8.009 1998Gus/Rui:163
C6H5NH2 aniline 1A' C2v 11.581 1998Gus/Rui:163
C5H8O Cyclopentanone 1A C2 9.250 1998Gus/Rui:163
C4H8O2 1,4-Dioxane 1Ag C2h 8.430 1998Gus/Rui:163
C4H8O2 Ethyl acetate 1A' Cs 8.620 1998Gus/Rui:163
C3H8O3 1,2,3-Propanetriol 1A C1 7.860 1998Gus/Rui:163
C6H5CHO benzaldehyde 1A' C1 12.800 1998Gus/Rui:163
C6H5NO2 Nitrobenzene 1A1 C2 12.259 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH2ClCH2CH2CH3 Butane, 1-chloro- 1A' Cs 11.301 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH3CHClCH2CH3 Butane, 2-chloro- 1A C1 12.499 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH3CCl(CH3)CH3 Propane, 2-chloro-2-methyl- 1A1 C3v 9.879 1998Gus/Rui:163
C5H10 2-Pentene, (E)- 1A' Cs 9.839 1998Gus/Rui:163
CH2CHCH2CH2CH3 1-pentene 1A C1 9.650 1998Gus/Rui:163
C5H10 Cyclopentane 1A C1 9.170 1998Gus/Rui:163
C6H5CH3 toluene 1A' Cs 11.861 1998Gus/Rui:163
C5H9N Propanenitrile, 2,2-dimethyl- 1A1 C1 9.591 1998Gus/Rui:163
C4H10O Methyl propyl ether 1A C1 8.860 1998Gus/Rui:163
C4H10O 2-Butanol, (.+/-.)- 1A C1 8.570 1998Gus/Rui:163
C4H10O Ethoxy ethane 1A1 C2v 8.730 1998Gus/Rui:163
C4H10O 1-Butanol 1A' Cs 8.570 1998Gus/Rui:163
C2H5SC2H5 Diethyl sulfide 1A1 C2v 10.549 1998Gus/Rui:163
C6H10 1-Hexyne 1A' Cs 10.900 1998Gus/Rui:163
C6H5CHCH2 Styrene 1A' Cs 14.409 1998Gus/Rui:163
C5H10O 3-Pentanone 1A1 C2v 9.930 1998Gus/Rui:163
C5H10O 2-Pentanone 1A' Cs 9.930 1998Gus/Rui:163
C6H5OCH3 Anisole 1A' Cs 13.100 1998Gus/Rui:163
C5H12 Pentane 1A1 C2v 9.879 1998Gus/Rui:163
C5H12 Butane, 2-methyl- 1A C1 8.770 1998Gus/Rui:163
C5H12 Propane, 2,2-dimethyl- 1A1 Td 10.240 1998Gus/Rui:163
C5H11N Piperidine 1A' NH equatorial 10.320 1998Gus/Rui:163
C6H10O cyclohexanone 1A' Cs 11.061 1998Gus/Rui:163
C5H11Cl Pentane, 1-chloro- 1A' Cs 12.000 1998Gus/Rui:163
C6H12 hex-1-ene 1A' Cs 11.650 1998Gus/Rui:163
C10H8 naphthalene 1Ag D2h 17.400 1998Gus/Rui:163
C10H8 Azulene 1A1 C2v 15.520 1998Gus/Rui:163
C5H12O 1-Pentanol 1A' Cs 11.581 1998Gus/Rui:163
C5H12O Propane, 1-ethoxy- 1A' Cs 10.680 1998Gus/Rui:163
C6H14 Hexane 1Ag C2h 11.630 1998Gus/Rui:163
C3H7OC3H7 di-n-propyl ether 1A1 C2v 12.219 1998Gus/Rui:163
C12H10 biphenyl 1A D2 19.640 1998Gus/Rui:163
C6H15N triethylamine 1A C3 13.380 1998Gus/Rui:163
C7H16 heptane 1A1 C2v 13.371 1998Gus/Rui:163
C14H10 Anthracene 1Ag D2h 26.700 1998Gus/Rui:163
C14H10 Phenanthrene 1A1 C2v 24.779 1998Gus/Rui:163
C8H18 Octane 1AG C2h 15.239 1998Gus/Rui:163
(CH3)3CC(CH3)3 tetramethylbutane 1A1 D3d 15.610 1998Gus/Rui:163
C16H10 Pyrene 1Ag D2h 29.720 1998Gus/Rui:163
C9H20 Nonane 1A1 C2v 17.370 1998Gus/Rui:163

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squib reference DOI
1951LB1.3:509 Landolt-Bornstein Vol 1 part 3 p509 (1951)  
1972Gra/Dag:710 J Graff, PG Dagdigian, L Wharton "Electric Resonance Spectrum of NaLi" J. Chem. Phys. 57(2), 710-714, 1972 10.1063/1.1678303
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