Normal Modes of SF6 (octahedral - Oh symmetry)

Normal modes for SF6were calculated with the B3LYP hybrid density functional and the 6-31G(d) basis set.  Experimental frequencies are from Chapados and Birnbaum (1988, J. Mol. Spectrosc. 132:323-351)

o1 (A1g) - Symmetric Stretch
774.55 cm-1

 o3 (F1u) - Stretch
947.98 cm-1

o5 (F2g) - Bend
523.56 cm-1

o2 (Eg) - Stretch
643.35 cm-1

 o4 (F1u) - Bend
615.02 cm-1

o6 (F2u) - Bend
348.08 cm-1

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