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4.604

Atomic, Group and Structural Polarizabilites (cm-3)

Atomic
H(in CH2) 1.028 N(tertiary aliphatic amines) 2.744
C(in CH2) 2.591 N(tertiary aromatic amines) 4.243
O(ethers) 1.764 S(sulphides) 7.921
O(atelas) 1.607 S2(disulphides) 16.054
O(carbonyl group) 2.122 Cl 5.844
Groups
CH2 4.647 OH(alcohols) 2.546
CH3 5.653 SH(thiols) 8.757
CO(ketones) NH2(primary aliphatic amines) 4.438
CO(methyl ketones) 4.758 NH(secondary aliphatic amines) 3.610
COO(esters) 6.200 NH(secondary aromatic amines) 4.678
COOH 7.226
Structural
Carbon-carbon double bond 1.575 Carbon-carbon triple bond 1.977
3-Carbon ring 0.614 4-Carbon ring 0.317
5-Carbon ring -0.19 6-Carbon ring -0.15
Taken from Pethig p.26