dispersion forces vs. london forces

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josephyim1L
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dispersion forces vs. london forces

Postby josephyim1L » Wed Nov 07, 2018 4:18 pm

What's the difference between london forces and dispersion forces?

Kyle Golden Dis 2G
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Re: dispersion forces vs. london forces

Postby Kyle Golden Dis 2G » Wed Nov 07, 2018 4:32 pm

They are the same type of attractive forces. In other words, those terms can be used interchangeably.

Megan Wong 4E
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Re: dispersion forces vs. london forces

Postby Megan Wong 4E » Wed Nov 07, 2018 5:05 pm

Agreeing with the above response, dispersion forces, London, induced dipole-induced dipole, and Van der Waal interactions all refer to the same thing.


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