Dipole-Dipole vs. Ion-Dipole

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Aman Sankineni 2L
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Dipole-Dipole vs. Ion-Dipole

Postby Aman Sankineni 2L » Thu Nov 14, 2019 1:16 am

Why does the strength of the interaction in dipole-dipole forces depend more heavily on distance than the strength of interaction in ion-dipole forces?

Jialun Chen 4F
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Re: Dipole-Dipole vs. Ion-Dipole

Postby Jialun Chen 4F » Thu Nov 14, 2019 1:43 am

For ion-dipole, you have an ion which carries a charge, thus it has to be considered when evaluating IMF, while dipole-dipole solely depends on dipole moment and size of the molecule.

Katie Bart 1I
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Re: Dipole-Dipole vs. Ion-Dipole

Postby Katie Bart 1I » Thu Nov 14, 2019 10:38 am

Also, ion-dipole interactions are stronger than dipole-dipole interactions.


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