Factors Affecting London Dispersion Attractions

Explore the role of size and shape in the strength of London dispersion attractions.

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Explore the role of size and shape in the strength of London dispersion attractions. While all molecules are attracted to each other, some attractions are stronger than others. Non-polar molecules are attracted through a London dispersion attraction; the strength of the attraction depends on the shapes and sizes of the interacting molecules. The force of attractions between molecules has consequences for their interactions in physical, chemical and biological applications.
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<a href="">The Concord Consortium. Factors Affecting London Dispersion Attractions. Concord: The Concord Consortium, 2013, October 3.</a>

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Factors Affecting London Dispersion Attractions (The Concord Consortium, Concord, 2013, October 3), WWW Document, (https://concord.org/).

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Factors Affecting London Dispersion Attractions (The Concord Consortium, Concord, 2013, October 3), WWW Document, (https://concord.org/).

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Factors Affecting London Dispersion Attractions. (2013, October 3). Retrieved 2017, May 22, from The Concord Consortium: https://concord.org/

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