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London dispersion

Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2018 12:52 am
by 005199302
In regards to London dispersion, what is the significance of this formula:
Ep prop to a1a2/r^6

Re: London dispersion

Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2018 7:54 pm
by Ricky Ma DIS 4E
it is just saying how strong the london forces are. Larger polarazability means stronger london forces.