polarizability


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polarizability

(ˌpəʊləˌraɪzəˈbɪlɪtɪ) or

polarisability

n
(General Physics) physics chem the tendency of an atom's electron cloud to be distorted from its normal shape by an external electric field
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In this paper we find out the basic solid state parameters like penn gap, plasma energy, polarizability and fermi energy for calcium boro lactate crystals.
is the polarizability of a spherical object in a dipole approximation.
Then we present our realistic yeast model, and we determine the electric field distribution within the cell, its complex polarizability and torque using the FEM method.
In order to exhibit a typical cloaking property, Shivola (151) derived simple equations for a dielectric-layered sphere that are assigned permittivities to produce a nearly zero effective polarizability.
The ion dipole acquires a polarizability a, which is determined via total dipole moment:
In terms of physical chemistry, hydrogen bonding can be interpreted using the theory of electronic partition, which includes the electrostatic potential term (U), the polarizability effect (P), the exchange spin terms (EX), and charge transfer quantities (Q).
2) A fairly small atom, fluorine has very low polarizability and high electronegativity.
ow], CLogP, (octanol/water partition coefficient calculated by Hansch's method), and MLogP (octanol/water partition coefficient calculated by Moriguchi's method)], size [MW (molecular weight) and MgVol (molar volume calculated by McGowan's method)], polarizability [CMR, (molar refractivity calculated by Hansch's method), AMR (calculated by Ghose and Crippen's method), and PolarizG (polarizability calculated by Glen's method)], and constitutional descriptors [TPSA (topologic polar surface area), HBA (number of hydrogen-bond acceptors), nCL (number of chlorines), and nBR (number of bromines)] (Table 3) (Abraham and McGowan 1987; Ghose and Crippen 1987; Glen 1994; Leo et al.
a] with the polarizability and dipole moments of selected subsets of solvents reveal dispersive interactions that scale with the square of the polarizability, while dip olar interactions appear to behave in a more complex way that cannot be simply related to the magnitude of the dipole moment of the solvent.
NLO behavior results from nonlinearities in the polarizability of electrons in the medium.
6,7,8,9~ The large aperture effect|10,11~ is contained within the polarizability terms in Equation 1.
The methyl substitution occurring on a saturated carbon is having no effect on the polarizability of the phenyl rings but is influencing the spectrum of conformations exhibited by the polymer.