Double Dielectric Relaxation of Non-Confocal Membrane-Covered Ellipsoidal Particle Suspensions

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The complex dielectric constant of suspensions of membrane-covered ellipsoidal particles is formulated in terms of the complex dielectric constant of the interior, the membrane and the medium, the volume ratios p and q, and the shape factors n1and n2. It is not necessary for the two ellipsoidal interfaces (one between the interior and the membrane, the other between the membrane and the medium) to be confocal, nor for the thickness of the membrane to be uniform. The result is factorized to demonstrate double relaxation. In addition, the blurring mechanism of multiple relaxation is naively explained. © 1975, Walter de Gruyter. All rights reserved.

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Zeitschrift fur Naturforschung - Section A Journal of Physical Sciences