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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A material such as glass or porcelain with negligible electrical or thermal conductivity.

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  • The Plasmocom team took a novel approach, developing what they called dielectric-loaded surface plasmon polariton waveguides (DLSPPW).
  • A dielectric is a material that does not conduct electricity.
  • This phenomenon is called dielectric polarisation (Fig. 6.4.).
  • The team plans to mimic the longitudinal muscles with soft silicone rubber interspersed with a type of electroactive polymer EAP called a dielectric elastomer. for more
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