Coulomb's law

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Coulomb's law

Etymology: Charles A. de Coulomb
(in physics) a law stating that the force of attraction or repulsion between two electrically charged bodies is directly proportional to the strength of the electrical charges and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them.
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The charge ratio of equation (13) thus predicts that the intrinsic Coulomb forces in some cases even may be represented by a factor [c.
Thus, both the ionic bond and the covalent bond involve a magnetically bound (anti-parallel spin-aligned) electron pair that is attracted to two positively charged atomic nuclei by Coulomb forces.
The static Coulomb force between two like, charged particles can be expressed in the following two forms:
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For Coulomb forces, the expression for the acceleration is given by;