intermolecular force

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intermolecular force

[‚in·tər·mə′lek·yə·lər ′fōrs]
(physical chemistry)
The force between two molecules; it is that negative gradient of the potential energy between the interacting molecules, if energy is a function of the distance between the centers of the molecules.
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In previous projects spread over the fields of organometallic, bioorganic, supramolecular and medicinal chemistry as well as transition metal catalysis and organocatalysis, we gained special NMR expertise in the structure elucidation of ion pairs and reaction intermediates as well as the assessment of intermolecular interactions.
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These strong intermolecular interactions within the crystal may also promote quicker relaxation of reactive excited states, contributing to light stability.
The intermolecular interactions in solutions of the higher-molecular compounds may occur between adjacent molecules as well as between the individual links of the same molecules by means of hydrogen bonds.
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The different energy and charge of the distributed and non-distributed electrons could explain the origin of the mentioned intermolecular interactions.
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The intermolecular interactions, transparency and moisture sensitivity of the films were also investigated.
Molecular quantum electrodynamics; long-range intermolecular interactions.

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