Molar Refractivity

Description

Molar refractivity, A, is a measure of the total polarizability of a mole of a substance and is dependent on the temperature, the index of refraction, and the pressure.

The molar refractivity is defined as shown

Related formulas

Variables

Amolar refractivity (m3*mol-1)
πpi
NAAvogadro constant
αpolarizability of a molecule(also known as polarizability volume) (m3)