The Systematic Intermolecular Potential Extrapolation Routine (SIMPER) is applied to the water-oxygen complex to obtain a five-dimensional potential energy surface. This is the first application of SIMPER to open-shell molecules, and it is the first use, in this context, of asymptotic dispersion energy coefficients calculated using the unrestricted time-dependent coupled-cluster method (TD-UCCSD). The potential energy surface is extrapolated to the complete basis set limit, fitted as a function of intermolecular geometry, and used to calculate (mixed) second virial coefficients,which significantly extend the range of the available experimental data.
Citation: Journal of Chemical Physics
Pub Type: Journals
dimer, intermolecular potential, oxygen, second virial coefficient, thermodynamics, water