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Unit to wavelength ratio

by Noudi
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Noudi
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Jan31-14, 07:29 AM
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hi friends, can any body clear my concept about the following sentence.

" if we use substrates with higher permittivity, like quartz or GaAs that has been used in previous successful experiments, the unit cell will have smaller unit-to-wavelength ratio".
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Jan31-14, 07:32 AM
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You obviously took the quote from somewhere. It is the policy of this subforum that you must cite your sources as one would when writing a scientific paper.

So please do that. Otherwise, it is difficult to have a clearer picture of the larger context.

Zz.
Claude Bile
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Jan31-14, 07:55 AM
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As a guess...

It's just a roundabout way of saying denser substances have a higher permittivity (generally speaking).

But yeah, we can't be sure without knowing the context of the statement.

Claude.


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