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Acetonitrile

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Vibrational and/or electronic energy levels

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Data compiled by: Takehiko Shimanouchi

Symmetry:   C3nu     Symmetry Number sigma = 3


 Sym.   No   Approximate   Selected Freq.  Infrared   Raman   Comments 
 Species   type of mode   Value   Rating   Value  Phase  Value  Phase

a1 1 CH3 s-str 2954  A 2954.1 M gas 2942 VS liq.
a1 2 CN str 2267  A 2266.5 M gas 2249 S liq.
a1 3 CH3 s-deform 1385  C 1376 M liq. OC(«nu»3+«nu»4)
a1 4 CC str 920  A 920.2 S gas 918 S liq.
e 5 CH3 d-str 3009  A 3009.2 S gas 2999 S liq.
e 6 CH3 d-deform 1448  D 1447.9 S gas 1440 M b liq. FR(«nu»7+«nu»8)
e 7 CH3 rock 1041  A 1040.8 M gas
e 8 CCN bend 362  B 362 S gas 380 S liq.

Source: Shimanouchi, 1972

Notes

VSVery strong
SStrong
MMedium
bBroad
FRFermi resonance with an overtone or a combination tone indicated in the parentheses.
OCFrequency estimated from an overtone or a combination tone indicated in the parentheses.
A0~1 cm-1 uncertainty
B1~3 cm-1 uncertainty
C3~6 cm-1 uncertainty
D6~15 cm-1 uncertainty

References

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Data compilation copyright by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on behalf of the U.S.A. All rights reserved.

Shimanouchi, 1972
Shimanouchi, T., Tables of Molecular Vibrational Frequencies Consolidated Volume I, National Bureau of Standards, 1972, 1-160. [all data]


Notes

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