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Dipole moment calculation


I would like to know how Avogadro calculates the dipole moment of molecule when I optimise the moelcule geometry by UFF (where no eletron distribution is taken into account).
Thank you!
Leticia PASETTO.
PhD student at INP-Toulouse, France.

By default, Avogadro uses Gasteiger partial charges to calculate dipole moments unless the dipole moment is read in from an quantum chemical output file.