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Journal of Solution Chemistry

, Volume 16, Issue 1, pp 71–77 | Cite as

Polarizability and molecular radius of dimethyl-sulfoxide and dimethylformamide from refractive index data

  • Petr Pacak
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Abstract

Densities and refractive indicies of dimethylsulfoxide and dimethylformamide were measured at various temperatures and wave-lengths. Polarizabilities and molecular radii were calculated on the basis of Böttcher's theory of electric polarization and compared with the molecular radii evaluated from the molar volumes of the liquids and from geometrical considerations.

Key Words

Dimethylsulfoxide dimethylformamide density refractive index polarizability molecular radius 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Petr Pacak
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  1. 1.Institute of Inorganic ChemistryCzech. Acad. Sci.Prague 6Czechoslovakia

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