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Document Type: | Book |
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All Authors / Contributors: |
A J Stone |

ISBN: | 9780199672394 0199672393 |

OCLC Number: | 812686164 |

Description: | xi, 339 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm |

Contents: | 1. Introduction -- 2. Molecules in Electric Fields -- 3. Electrostatic Interactions between Molecules -- 4. Perturbation Theory of Intermolecular Forces at Long Range -- 5. Ab Initio Methods -- 6. Perturbation Theory of Intermolecular Forces at Short Range -- 7. Distributed Multipole Expansions -- 8. Short-range Effects -- 9. Distributed Polarizabilities -- 10. Many-body Effects -- 11. Interactions Involving Excited States -- 12. Practical Models for Intermolecular Potentials -- 13. Theory and Experiment -- Appendix A. Cartesian Tensors -- Appendix B. Spherical Tensors -- Appendix C. Introduction to Perturbation Theory -- Appendix D. Conversion Factors -- Appendix E. Cartesian-Spherical Conversion Tables -- Appendix F. Interaction Functions. |

Responsibility: | Anthony J. Stone, University of Combridge. |

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### Abstract:

The Theory of Intermolecular Forces sets out the mathematical techniques needed to describe and calculate intermolecular interactions in physics and chemistry, and to handle the more elaborate mathematical models used to represent them.
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The precise writing will ensure that this book remains the standard text and reference in the field for postraduate students and researchers for years to come. The second edition of Stone's The Theory of Intermolecular Forces has been uopdated, revised and extended. The precise writing will ensure that this book remains the standard text and reference in the field of postgraduate students and researchers for years to come. Elizabeth Page, The Times Higher Education Supplement Read more...

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