See the ion is a proper charged particle, but dipole is a neutral olecule  which is having polarity in it . the dipole is having temporary charge where as the ion is having a permanent charge.

Now lets see the cases

Case 1  :-   Ion – dipole attraction

Here a permanent ion is attracting a dipole and there are strong electrostatic forces of attraction.

Case 2 :- Dipole-dipole attraction

In this case the attraction is not as strong as in above case, because the force in dipole-dipole attraction is less strong.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.