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NIST Standard Reference Database 101
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All results from a given calculation for HF (Hydrogen fluoride)

using model chemistry: G3B3

States and conformations

State Conformation minimum conformation conformer description state description
1 1 yes C*V 1Σ
Energy calculated at G3B3
Energy at 0K-100.402780
Energy at 298.15K-100.399476
HF Energy-100.420172
Nuclear repulsion energy5.099434
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 B3LYP/6-31G*
Mode Number Symmetry Frequency (cm-1) Scaled Frequency (cm-1) IR Intensities (km mol-1)
1 Σ 3978 3820 62.17

Unscaled Zero Point Vibrational Energy (zpe) 1988.9 cm-1
Scaled (by 0.9603) Zero Point Vibrational Energy (zpe) 1910.0 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 B3LYP/6-31G*

See section I.F.4 to change rotational constant units
Geometric Data calculated at B3LYP/6-31G*

Point Group is C∞v

Cartesians (Å)
Atom x (Å) y (Å) z (Å)
F1 0.000 0.000 0.093
H2 0.000 0.000 -0.840

Atom - Atom Distances (Å)

  F1 H2

picture of Hydrogen fluoride
More geometry information
Electronic energy levels
Charges, Dipole, Quadrupole and Polarizability

Charges from optimized geometry at B3LYP/6-31G* Charges (e)

Number Element Mulliken CHELPG AIM ESP
1 F -0.465      
2 H 0.465      

Electric dipole moments
Electric dipole components in Debye
(What's a Debye? See section VII.A.3)

  x y z Total
  0.000 0.000 -1.859 1.859

Electric Quadrupole moment
Quadrupole components in D Å

Components of the polarizability tensor.
Units are Å3 (Angstrom cubed)
Change units.

  x y z
x 0.000 0.000 0.000
y 0.000 0.000 0.000
z 0.000 0.000 0.000

<r2> (averge value of r2) Å2

<r2> 3.746
(<r2>)1/2 1.935