Characteristic Vibrations of CO2 (Dh symmetry)

The form of the normal modes for CO2 are uniquely determined by the molecular geometry.  The listed frequencies were calculated by Jobard & Chedin (1975, J. Mol. Spectrosc. 57:464-479), based on spectroscopic measurements.

o1 = 1353.6 cm-1
R+g Symmetry

o2 = 672.6 cm-1
Pu Symmetry

o3 = 2396.3 cm-1
R+u Symmetry


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