Identifying London Dispersion Forces

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Identifying London Dispersion Forces

Postby LexyDenaburg_3A » Fri Nov 13, 2020 1:23 pm

When given molecules, how do I tell which ones only exhibit London Forces?

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Re: Identifying London Dispersion Forces

Postby Chem_Mod » Fri Nov 13, 2020 2:49 pm

The molecules that only exhibit London dispersion forces will not have any strong polar bonds in the molecule, so the molecule will not have strong dipole moments. For example, Cl2 will only have London dispersion forces.

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Re: Identifying London Dispersion Forces

Postby Jiapeng Han 1C » Sat Nov 14, 2020 1:51 am

Molecules that are non-polar only experiences London Dispersion Forces. For example, hydrogen gas H2 and methane CH4.


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