Intermolecular Interactions

  • Andreas Hofmann


In the preceding chapter, we discussed the various types of chemical bonds that are holding individual atoms together such as to build up new entities—molecules (or metals). These new entities possess different characteristics and functions than the individual atoms they comprise of. Molecules can engage in further interactions, which is the subject of this chapter.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andreas Hofmann
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  1. 1.Eskitis InstituteGriffith UniversityNathanAustralia
  2. 2.Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural SciencesThe University of MelbourneParkvilleAustralia

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