maximizing dipole interactions

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Aj1156
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maximizing dipole interactions

Postby Aj1156 » Tue Nov 27, 2018 2:36 pm

Why does positioning dipoles with oppositely charged closest to each other maximize dipole interactions ?

Nicoline Breytenbach 3D
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Re: maximizing dipole interactions

Postby Nicoline Breytenbach 3D » Tue Nov 27, 2018 3:51 pm

Because dipoles with opposite charges attract each other, like a magnet. On the other hand, two dipoles with the same charge will repel each other, which would lead to weak interactions between the dipoles


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