London forces

Synonym: dispersion forces
Attractive forces between apolar molecules, due to their mutual @P04711@. They are also components of the forces between polar molecules. Also called 'dispersion forces'.
See also:
van der Waals forces
PAC, 1994, 66, 1077. (Glossary of terms used in physical organic chemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1994)) on page 1136 [Terms] [Paper]