Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Loss Dielectric

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_7035

A loss of energy evidenced by the rise in heat of a dielectric placed in an alternating electric field. It is usually observed as a frequency-dependent conductivity.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA