Interaction potential energy equations

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Interaction potential energy equations

Postby ashwathinair » Fri Nov 08, 2019 1:59 pm

Can someone explain how the interaction potential energy equations for different types of bonds work? I know that r is distance and alpha is polarizability, but how do the two interact to form the potential energy? Also, in what context would these equations be used?

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Re: Interaction potential energy equations

Postby kpang_4H » Fri Nov 08, 2019 2:00 pm

I think it is talking more about attractive energy. So the more negative the potential energy is, the stronger the attractive force is.

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