Horvath Practice Problems 133

Horvath Practice Problems 133 - is always f uctuating This...

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Figure 5 Figure 6 then dipole—dipole forces, having the form of F 1 r 5 induced dipole—induced dipole (called Loudon or dis- persive forces): One might think that there would be no interaction between molecules that have no permanent dipole. In fact there is an attractive force that does arise in these sit- uations. The electron cloud and hence the polarization of the molecule
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Unformatted text preview: is always f uctuating. This random f uctuation spontaneously creates a transient di-pole moment which can then induce a dipole in a neighboring molecule. This induced dipole then strengthens the transient dipole by back induction. 132 INTERMOLECULAR FORCES...
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