London dispersion

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London dispersion

Postby 005199302 » Tue Nov 27, 2018 12:52 am

In regards to London dispersion, what is the significance of this formula:
Ep prop to a1a2/r^6

Ricky Ma DIS 4E
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Re: London dispersion

Postby Ricky Ma DIS 4E » Tue Nov 27, 2018 7:54 pm

it is just saying how strong the london forces are. Larger polarazability means stronger london forces.

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