Chemical bonding during touching

In summary, touching usually does not result in the formation of new chemical bonds between the skin of two individuals. This is because molecules would need to break apart for atoms to form new bonds, which is unlikely to happen. It is similar to placing a pen on a table. However, there may still be an attractive interaction between the two individuals, but not the formation of new chemical bonds.
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there is some chemical bond between the skin of one person and another during touching?
 
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No.
 
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DrClaude said:
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Does not one of the atoms form a chemical bond?
 
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Just by touching, usually no. You would need molecules to break apart for the atoms to form new bonds with atoms from the other person, which is not likely. It is the same as when you simply put a pen on a table.

By the way, this doesn't mean that there is not some attractive interaction between the two, but not the formation of new chemical bonds.
 
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DrClaude said:
Just by touching, usually no. You would need molecules to break apart for the atoms to form new bonds with atoms from the other person, which is not likely. It is the same as when you simply put a pen on a table.

By the way, this doesn't mean that there is not some attractive interaction between the two, but not the formation of new chemical bonds.
DrClaude said:
Just by touching, usually no. You would need molecules to break apart for the atoms to form new bonds with atoms from the other person, which is not likely. It is the same as when you simply put a pen on a table.

By the way, this doesn't mean that there is not some attractive interaction between the two, but not the formation of new chemical bonds.
Are hydrogen bonds formed by touching the skin?
 

Related to Chemical bonding during touching

1. What is chemical bonding during touching?

Chemical bonding during touching refers to the interaction between two or more substances when they come into physical contact with each other. It involves the sharing or transfer of electrons between atoms, resulting in the formation of new chemical compounds.

2. How does chemical bonding occur during touching?

Chemical bonding occurs during touching through various types of intermolecular forces, such as ionic, covalent, and metallic bonds. These bonds are formed when the electrons of one substance are attracted to the positively charged nuclei of another substance, creating a stable arrangement of atoms.

3. What factors affect chemical bonding during touching?

The type and strength of chemical bonding during touching can be influenced by several factors, including the electronegativity of the elements involved, the size of the atoms or ions, and the distance between them. Temperature and pressure can also affect the bonding process.

4. Why is chemical bonding during touching important?

Chemical bonding during touching is important because it allows for the creation of new substances with unique properties and functions. It is also essential in various natural and industrial processes, such as photosynthesis, digestion, and the production of materials and medicines.

5. Can chemical bonding during touching be broken?

Yes, chemical bonding during touching can be broken through physical or chemical means. For example, the application of heat or pressure can weaken or break intermolecular bonds, and chemical reactions can also disrupt the bonds between atoms.

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