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what is meant by lattice energy. How does it affect electrovalent bonding

Asked by kshhitij 24th February 2013, 12:17 PM
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An estimate of the strength of the bonds in an ionic compound can be obtained by measuring the lattice energy of the compound, which is the energy given off when oppositely charged ions in the gas phase come together to form a solid. Higher the lattice energy, the greater will be the case of the forming an ionic compound. The quantity of energy released when free ions combine together to form one mole of a crystal is called lattice energy (U).Lattice energy    ;  is inter nuclear distance.
Answered by Expert 24th February 2013, 9:16 PM
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