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New interpretation of dielectric loss peaks

Naturevolume 256pages566568 (1975) | Download Citation



ALTHOUGH the dielectric loss peaks in many materials are known to show a frequency dependence which departs radically from the ideal Debye shape, the interpretation of their temperature dependence is carried out implicitly within the framework of the Debye mechanism. This cannot produce a good physical insight into the situation and here I look at it from a new standpoint.

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