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All results from a given calculation for BF3 (Borane, trifluoro-)

using model chemistry: CID/6-31G(2df,p)

States and conformations

State Conformation minimum conformation conformer description state description
1 1 yes D3H 1A'
Energy calculated at CID/6-31G(2df,p)
Energy at 0K-323.898601
Energy at 298.15K 
HF Energy-323.215128
Nuclear repulsion energy112.265432
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 CID/6-31G(2df,p)
Mode Number Symmetry Frequency (cm-1) Scaled Frequency (cm-1) IR Intensities (km mol-1)
1 A1' 938 938 0.00
2 A2" 737 737 113.45
3 E' 1561 1561 409.76
3 E' 1561 1561 409.76
4 E' 512 512 13.29
4 E' 512 512 13.29

Unscaled Zero Point Vibrational Energy (zpe) 2909.9 cm-1
Scaled (by 1) Zero Point Vibrational Energy (zpe) 2909.9 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 CID/6-31G(2df,p)
0.35130 0.35130 0.17565

See section I.F.4 to change rotational constant units
Geometric Data calculated at CID/6-31G(2df,p)

Point Group is D3h

Cartesians (Å)
Atom x (Å) y (Å) z (Å)
B1 0.000 0.000 0.000
F2 0.000 1.298 0.000
F3 1.124 -0.649 0.000
F4 -1.124 -0.649 0.000

Atom - Atom Distances (Å)
  B1 F2 F3 F4

picture of Borane, trifluoro- state 1 conformation 1
More geometry information
Calculated Bond Angles
atom1 atom2 atom3 angle atom1 atom2 atom3 angle
F2 B1 F3 120.000 F2 B1 F4 120.000
F3 B1 F4 120.000
Electronic energy levels
Charges, Dipole, Quadrupole and Polarizability