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Dielectric Loss in a Polar Gas near its Critical Point

Nature volume 169, page 1106 (28 June 1952) | Download Citation

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IN the course of some measurements of the dielectric polarization of compressed methyl fluoride, we have noticed the appearance of strong dielectric absorption near the critical point. The absorption increases rapidly with the density of the gas and it rises with increasing frequency over the range we investigated (1–5 megacycles).

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  1. High Pressure Laboratory, Division of Industrial Chemistry, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Sydney University Grounds, Australia.

    • H. G. DAVID
    • , S. D. HAMANN
    •  & J. F. PEARSE

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