Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Resistivity

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_9966

\ri-zis-ti-vә-tē\ n (1885) (specific resistance) (1) When this word stands alone, it usually means  Volume Resistivity. But also see  Surface Resistivity. (2) The electrical resistance of a body of unit length and unit cross-sectional area or unit weight. Reciprocal of conductivity. Open image in new windowOpen image in new window

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA