Resonance

, Volume 4, Issue 5, pp 40–51 | Cite as

Electrostatics in chemistry

2. Electrostatic potentials of atoms, ions and molecules
  • Shridhar R. Gadre
  • Pravin K. Bhadane
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Abstract

Electrostatic Potential (ESP) generated by a chemical species is widely used as a tool for exploring its properties and locating potential sites for interaction with other moieties. In this article, the features of ESPs of atoms, ions and molecules are discussed.

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© Indian Academy of Sciences 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Shridhar R. Gadre
    • 1
  • Pravin K. Bhadane
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryUniversity of PunePuneIndia

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