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Dielectric Properties of a Lattice of Anisotropic Particles

Kaprielian, Zohrab A. (1956) Dielectric Properties of a Lattice of Anisotropic Particles. Journal of Applied Physics, 27 (1). pp. 24-32. ISSN 0021-8979. doi:10.1063/1.1722190.

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The constitutive dielectric parameters for uniform space arrays of generalized structural geometry composed of similarly oriented elements of completely generalized material and shape are derived. The theoretical procedure employed in evaluating these parameters is analogous to the classical method applied to the study of the dielectric properties of nonpolar media and assumes that the disturbing action of each particle on a uniform static field can be allowed for, if each particle is replaced by a set of dipoles. Consequently, the results are applicable to microwave frequencies only if the cross‐sectional dimensions and interelemental spacings remain small compared to the wavelength. The general result is particularized for the case in which the elements are spherical objects with a tensor permeability and scalar dielectric constant. The results have several applications to the design of artificial dielectrics and some of these are given.

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Additional Information:© 1956 The American Institute of Physics. (Received August 18, 1955) The author would like to thank Professor C. H. Papas for many helpful discussions.
Group:Caltech Antenna Laboratory
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Office of Naval Research (ONR)Nonr 220(14) NR 071-262
Subject Keywords:Dielectric properties; Microwave frequencies
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