## Reduction formula for point group C_{2}

Your representation

can be reduced to

Substraction of translational and rotational contributions results in

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Force field analysis

Infrared and Raman activities (harmonic approximation)
Method |
A |
B |

Infrared |
+ |
+ |

Raman |
+ |
+ |

No. 1 : Total number of force constants .

No. 2 : Total number of force constants k.

No. 3 : Total number of nonvanishing force constants k.

Symmetry properties of force field parameters
Force field |
A |
B |

linear |
16 |
14 |

quadratic |
241 |
224 |

cubic |
2496 |
2464 |

quartic |
20536 |
20384 |

Number of independant internal coordinates |
16 |

### Literature

- J.K.G. Watson, J. Mol. Spec.
**41** 229 (1972)

The Numbers of Structural Parameters and Potential Constants of Molecules