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Dipole moment

A mathematical quantity characteristic of a dipole unit equal to the product of one of its charges times the vector distance separating the charges. The dipole moment μ associated with a distribution of

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electric charges qi is given by where r i is the vector to the charge qi. For systems with a net charge (for example, positive), the origin is taken at the mean position of the positive charges (and vice versa). Dipole moments have the dimensions coulomb-meters. Molecular dipole moments were previously expressed in debye units, where 1 debye = 3.336 × 10-30 C · m. See Dipole

dipole moment

[′dī‚pōl ‚mō·mənt]
(electricity)
(electromagnetism)
(physical chemistry)
The vector sum of the bond moments in a molecule, a measure of the polarity of the molecule.
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The value of the phase difference between the induced dipole moment m, and the field vector E controls the magnitude of the torque, reaching maximum when the phase difference is 9"", and zero when the phase is zero.
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77 Table 4 Energy and Dipole Moments of Alkanols Oriented Along X, Y and Z Axes of the Cartesian System Alkanol Field Energy strength [kcal/ [a.
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Debye, who had developed the notion of dipole moments (see 1912), tackled the problem.
The large values of both |delta~|mu~ and the transition dipole moments were consistent with the large |beta~ values which we have measured.
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