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Hydrogen Bond Strength

  1. Nov 26, 2014 #1
    How do you strengthen and weaken hydrogen bonds in water aside from changing its temperature? Could you add any solutes to do so?
     
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    Look at surface tensions of aqueous solutions; also, see clathrates.
     
  4. Nov 26, 2014 #3
    In regards to the surface tension, do you suggest that I find an aqueous solution with weak and strong surface tension and mix it with water to strenghthen or weaken it?
     
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    You asked about solute possibilities; if you look at surface tensions of aqueous solutions, you will find that some solutes increase surface tension and that others decrease it.
     
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