Power of Dipoles

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mayapartha_1D
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Power of Dipoles

Postby mayapartha_1D » Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:57 pm

Is it possible to measure the power of a dipole moment? A.k.a. are there dipole moments that are stronger than others?

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Cali Rauk1D
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Re: Power of Dipoles

Postby Cali Rauk1D » Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:02 pm

yes the greater the electronegativity the greater the dipole moment. Dipole moment can also be measured in units of debyes.

Kyle Alves 3K
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Re: Power of Dipoles

Postby Kyle Alves 3K » Fri Dec 08, 2017 4:26 pm

To expand, Lavelle went over it in his lecture on 11/1, and the equation looked like this:

u = qr

u being the dipole moment in debyes
q being the separate charges
and r being the distance between atoms


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