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The Diamagnetic Anisotropy of Aromatic Molecules

Pauling, Linus (1936) The Diamagnetic Anisotropy of Aromatic Molecules. Journal of Chemical Physics, 4 (10). pp. 673-677. ISSN 0021-9606. doi:10.1063/1.1749766.

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Values of the diamagnetic anisotropy of benzene and other aromatic hydrocarbon molecules are calculated on the basis of the assumption that the p_z electrons (one per aromatic carbon atom) are free to move from carbon atom to adjacent carbon atom under the influence of the impressed fields. When combined with the assumed values for the contributions of the other electrons (‐2.0×10^(‐6) for hydrogen, ‐4.5×10^(‐6) for aromatic carbon, ‐6.0×10^(‐6) for aliphatic carbon) these lead to principal diamagnetic susceptibilities of molecules in approximate agreement with the available experimental data. The diamagnetic anisotropy of graphite is also discussed.

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Additional Information:© 1936 American Institute of Physics. Received 11 July 1936.
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