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Ionic Potential Solution

STEP 0: Pre-Calculation Summary
Formula Used
ionic_potential = Charge/Ionic Radius
φ = q/r
This formula uses 2 Variables
Variables Used
Charge - A charge is the fundamental property of forms of matter that exhibit electrostatic attraction or repulsion in the presence of other matter. (Measured in Coulomb)
Ionic Radius - The Ionic Radius is the radius of a monatomic ion in an ionic crystal structure. (Measured in Meter)
STEP 1: Convert Input(s) to Base Unit
Charge: 1 Coulomb --> 1 Coulomb No Conversion Required
Ionic Radius: 10 Meter --> 10 Meter No Conversion Required
STEP 2: Evaluate Formula
Substituting Input Values in Formula
φ = q/r --> 1/10
Evaluating ... ...
φ = 0.1
STEP 3: Convert Result to Output's Unit
0.1 Volt --> No Conversion Required
FINAL ANSWER
0.1 Volt <-- Ionic Potential
(Calculation completed in 00.015 seconds)

3 Ionic Bonding Calculators

Charge of ion using Ionic Potential
charge = Ionic Potential*Ionic Radius Go
Radius of ion using Ionic Potential
ionic_radius = Charge/Ionic Potential Go
Ionic Potential
ionic_potential = Charge/Ionic Radius Go

Ionic Potential Formula

ionic_potential = Charge/Ionic Radius
φ = q/r

How can the behavior of an element in its environment be predicted from its ionic potential?

Victor Moritz Goldschmidt, the father of modern geochemistry found that the behavior of an element in its environment could be predicted from its ionic potential and illustrated this with a diagram (plot of the bare ionic radius as a function of the ionic charge). The ionic potential of the different cations (Na+, K+, Mg2+ and Ca2+) present in the interlayer of clay minerals also contribute to explain their swelling/shrinking properties. The more hydrated cations such as Na+ and Mg2+ are responsible for the swelling of smectite while the less hydrated K+ and Ca2+ cause the collapse of the interlayer. In illite, the interlayer is totally collapsed because of the presence of the poorly hydrated K+ . Ionic potential is also a measure of the polarising power of a cation. Ionic potential could be used as a general criterion for the selection of efficient adsorbents for toxic elements.

How to Calculate Ionic Potential?

Ionic Potential calculator uses ionic_potential = Charge/Ionic Radius to calculate the Ionic Potential, The Ionic Potential is the ratio of the electrical charge (z) to the radius (r) of an ion. The ionic potential gives an indication of how strongly, or weakly, the ion will be electrostatically attracted by ions of opposite charge; and to what extent the ion will be repelled by ions of the same charge. Ionic Potential is denoted by φ symbol.

How to calculate Ionic Potential using this online calculator? To use this online calculator for Ionic Potential, enter Charge (q) & Ionic Radius (r) and hit the calculate button. Here is how the Ionic Potential calculation can be explained with given input values -> 1.000E+9 = 1/1E-09.

FAQ

What is Ionic Potential?
The Ionic Potential is the ratio of the electrical charge (z) to the radius (r) of an ion. The ionic potential gives an indication of how strongly, or weakly, the ion will be electrostatically attracted by ions of opposite charge; and to what extent the ion will be repelled by ions of the same charge and is represented as φ = q/r or ionic_potential = Charge/Ionic Radius. A charge is the fundamental property of forms of matter that exhibit electrostatic attraction or repulsion in the presence of other matter & The Ionic Radius is the radius of a monatomic ion in an ionic crystal structure.
How to calculate Ionic Potential?
The Ionic Potential is the ratio of the electrical charge (z) to the radius (r) of an ion. The ionic potential gives an indication of how strongly, or weakly, the ion will be electrostatically attracted by ions of opposite charge; and to what extent the ion will be repelled by ions of the same charge is calculated using ionic_potential = Charge/Ionic Radius. To calculate Ionic Potential, you need Charge (q) & Ionic Radius (r). With our tool, you need to enter the respective value for Charge & Ionic Radius and hit the calculate button. You can also select the units (if any) for Input(s) and the Output as well.
How many ways are there to calculate Ionic Potential?
In this formula, Ionic Potential uses Charge & Ionic Radius. We can use 3 other way(s) to calculate the same, which is/are as follows -
  • ionic_potential = Charge/Ionic Radius
  • charge = Ionic Potential*Ionic Radius
  • ionic_radius = Charge/Ionic Potential
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