Dipole moment units converter
Converts dipole moment from one unit to another e.g. from debyes to atomic units or vice versa.

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# Inputs data - value and unit, which we're going to convert

 Value Unit coulomb gigameter [c × Gm]coulomb megameter [c × Mm]coulomb kilometer [c × km]coulomb meter [c × m]coulomb decimeter [c × dm]coulomb centimeter [c × cm]coulomb milimeter [c × mm]coulomb micrometer [c × µm]coulomb nanometer [c × nm]coulomb angstrom [c × Å]coulomb nanometer [c × pm]coulomb femtometer [c × fm]coulomb attometer [c × am]debye [D]atomic unit of electric dipole moment [au] Decimals 0123456789

# 1 (debye) is equal to:

 Unit Symbol Symbol(plain text) Value coulomb gigameter Show source$c \times Gm$ c × Gm 3.33564095×10-39 coulomb megameter Show source$c \times Mm$ c × Mm 3.33564095×10-36 coulomb kilometer Show source$c \times km$ c × km 3.33564095×10-33 coulomb meter Show source$c \times m$ c × m 3.33564095×10-30 coulomb decimeter Show source$c \times dm$ c × dm 3.33564095×10-29 coulomb centimeter Show source$c \times cm$ c × cm 3.33564095×10-28 coulomb milimeter Show source$c \times mm$ c × mm 3.33564095×10-27 coulomb micrometer Show source$c \times \mu m$ c × µm 3.33564095×10-24 coulomb nanometer Show source$c \times nm$ c × nm 3.33564095×10-21 coulomb angstrom Show source$c \times \text{Å}$ c × Å 3.33564095×10-20 coulomb nanometer Show source$c \times pm$ c × pm 3.33564095×10-18 coulomb femtometer Show source$c \times fm$ c × fm 3.33564095×10-15 coulomb attometer Show source$c \times am$ c × am 3.33564095×10-12
 Unit Symbol Symbol(plain text) Value debye Show source$D$ D 1 atomic unit of electric dipole moment Show source$au$ au 0.393430307

# Some facts

• The electric dipole moment for a system consisting of two or more point charges is defined as the below sum:
$\overrightarrow{p} = \sum_{i=1...n}{q_i \overrightarrow{r_i}}$
where:
• $\overrightarrow{p}$ - electric dipole moment of the whole system,
• $\overrightarrow{r_i}$ - a vector pointing to the i-th electric charge,
• $q_i$ - value of i-th charge,
• $n$ - number of charges in the system.
• Dipole moment is a vector.
• The dipole moment makes sense for neutral systems, i.e. where the sum of all charges is zero:
$\sum_{i=1...n}{q_i} = 0$
• The unit of electric dipole moment in SI system is coulomb times meter:
$C \cdot m$
• Another unit, used mainly by chemists and atomic physics, is 1 debye:
$1 D = 3,33564 \cdot 10^{-30} C \cdot m$
• If the system with the dipole moment $\overrightarrow{p}$ is introduced into the external electric field $\overrightarrow{E}$, then the moment of force will act on it is:
$\overrightarrow{M} = \overrightarrow{p} \times \overrightarrow{E}$
• Molecules with non-zero dipole moment are called polar. An example of such a molecule is water ($H_2O$).
• If the electric charges in the system are evenly distributed, then the dipole moment of such a system is zero. Examples of such systems are chemical molecules with a symmetrical structure such as carbon tetrachloride ($CCl_4$). Such molecules are called apolar or non-polar.

# How to convert

• Enter the number to field "value" - enter the NUMBER only, no other words, symbols or unit names. You can use dot (.) or comma (,) to enter fractions.
Examples:
• 1000000
• 123,23
• 999.99999
• Find and select your starting unit in field "unit". Some unit calculators have huge number of different units to select from - it's just how complicated our world is...
• And... you got the result in the table below. You'll find several results for many different units - we show you all results we know at once. Just find the one you're looking for.

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