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Debye

Peter Joseph Wilhelm. 1884--1966, Dutch chemist and physicist, working in the US: Nobel prize for chemistry (1936) for his work on dipole moments

debye

[də′bī]
(electricity)
A unit of electric dipole moment, equal to 10-18Franklin centimeter.
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Double-stranded DNA possesses a large induced dipole moment on the order of thousands of debye, due to the counterion atmosphere.
The Debye (D) is a unit of dipole moment and has a value of 3.