# Dipole Moment

The dipole moment is a microscopic quantum mechanical property. It is defined mathematically by $p =qd$ where:

- $q$ is the value of the charge
- $d$ direction vector going from the -q charge to the +q charge

The dipole moment is a microscopic quantum mechanical property. It is defined mathematically by $p =qd$ where:

- $q$ is the value of the charge
- $d$ direction vector going from the -q charge to the +q charge