van der wall radii is applicable for which type of bonds? like ionic etc.

Asked by Ishita Tandon | 6th Apr, 2011, 12:00: AM

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 The van der Waals radiusrw, of an atom is the radius of an imaginary hard sphere which can be used to model the atom for many purposes.
It is applicable to any bond type.

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Answered by  | 6th Apr, 2011, 11:42: AM

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