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The ‘universal’ dielectric response

Nature volume 267, pages 673679 (23 June 1977) | Download Citation

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A review of dielectric data for a wide range of solids proves the existence of a remarkable ‘universality’ of frequency and time responses which is essentially incompatible with the multiplicity of currently accepted detailed interpretations. Certain unique features of the universal behaviour strongly suggest the dominant role of many-body interactions.

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