atomic polarization

atomic polarization

[ə′täm·ik ‚pōl·ə·rə′zā·shən]
(physical chemistry)
Polarization of a material arising from the change in dipole moment accompanying the stretching of chemical bonds between unlike atoms in molecules.
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The orientation polarization requires much more time when compared with the electronic and atomic polarization to reach the "static field value.
e]/10) for atomic polarization, the combined contribution of electronic and atomic components to permittivity is therefore [is less than or equal to] 3.