Diploe vector

  1. Hi ,
    How to calculate the diploe vector of benzene ring?. what is the formula for calculating the diploe moment?.

    Thanks in advance
  2. jcsd
  3. olgranpappy

    olgranpappy 1,273
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    The formula for the dipole moment is
    \bold d = \int \rho(\bold r)\bold r d^3 r\;,
    where [itex]\rho[/itex] is the charge density as a funtion of the position [itex]\bold r[/itex]. Since the ring as a whole is neutral the choice of origin does not matter.
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