Electrostriction and dielectric friction on ions moving through compressible polar solvents

P. J. Stiles*, J. B. Hubbard

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The Hubbard-Onsager electrohydrodynamic model is extended to examine the influence of electrostriction on the mobilities of large ions in compressible polar solvents. We find that electrostriction leads to significant augmentation of the drag coefficients of large ions in aprotic solvents such as acetonitrile and acetone.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)655-658
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Physics Letters
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 6 Apr 1984


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