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All results from a given calculation for ClNO2 (Nitryl chloride)

using model chemistry: CISD/6-31G*

States and conformations

State Conformation minimum conformation conformer description state description
1 1 yes C2V 1A1
Energy calculated at CISD/6-31G*
Energy at 0K-664.061250
Energy at 298.15K-664.056690
HF Energy-663.473333
Nuclear repulsion energy157.162502
The energy at 298.15K was derived from the energy at 0K and an integrated heat capacity that used the calculated vibrational frequencies.
Vibrational Frequencies calculated at CISD/6-31G*
Mode Number Symmetry Frequency (cm-1) Scaled Frequency (cm-1) IR Intensities (km mol-1)
1 A1 1446 1338 401.44
2 A1 863 799 248.85
3 A1 462 428 35.72
4 B1 726 672 11.79
5 B2 1876 1737 463.74
6 B2 459 425 0.30

Unscaled Zero Point Vibrational Energy (zpe) 2915.7 cm-1
Scaled (by 0.9258) Zero Point Vibrational Energy (zpe) 2699.4 cm-1
See section III.C.1 List or set vibrational scaling factors to change the scale factors used here.
See section III.C.2 Calculate a vibrational scaling factor for a given set of molecules to determine the least squares best scaling factor.
Rotational Constants (cm-1) from geometry optimized at CISD/6-31G*
0.45034 0.17981 0.12850

See section I.F.4 to change rotational constant units
Geometric Data calculated at CISD/6-31G*

Point Group is C2v

Cartesians (Å)
Atom x (Å) y (Å) z (Å)
Cl1 0.000 0.000 1.233
N2 0.000 0.000 -0.565
O3 0.000 1.082 -1.063
O4 0.000 -1.082 -1.063

Atom - Atom Distances (Å)

  Cl1 N2 O3 O4

picture of Nitryl chloride
More geometry information

Calculated Bond Angles

atom1 atom2 atom3 angle atom1 atom2 atom3 angle
Cl1 N2 O3 114.704 Cl1 N2 O4 114.704
O3 N2 O4 130.592
Electronic energy levels

Electronic state

Charges, Dipole, Quadrupole and Polarizability