Debye units

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Debye units

Postby Alex Nguyen 3I » Sun Oct 25, 2015 2:52 pm

Can anyone explain to me what the number of debyes tells you about the atoms/charges/polarity involved? I know that the electric dipole moment tells you polarity/separation of charges in Coulomb meters.

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Re: Debye units

Postby Chem_Mod » Sun Oct 25, 2015 3:56 pm

A debye is just a non-SI unit of electric dipole moment. It will tell you the same thing, just different units.

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