Accession Number : AD0255547

Title :   THEORY OF DIELECTRIC POLARIZATION IN NON-POLAR FLUIDS

Descriptive Note : Research rept.

Corporate Author : POLYTECHNIC INST OF BROOKLYN N Y MICROWAVE RESEARCH INST

Personal Author(s) : ISIHARA,A.

Report Date : 28 FEB 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : The dielectric constant of non-polar fluids does not agree with the Clausius-Mossotti formula. The deviation is calculated taking the induced dipole-dipole interactions into consideration. Since the induced dipole moments suggest that the molecules are most likely deformed, the theories developed by Kirkwood, Jvon and others are generalized to treat non-spherical molecules.A new mathematical method is introduced, and the dielectric constant is calculated as a function of the molecular anisotropy. In particular, the so-called rotational fluctuation is found to be composed of two terms, one representing the optical and the other corresponding to the geometrical anisotropy. (Author)

Descriptors :   *DIELECTRICS, *MOLECULES, *PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY, DIPOLE MOMENTS, FLUIDS, MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS, POLARIZATION

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE