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Physics electrostatics question

  1. May 18, 2012 #1
    i just cant seem to figure out what is the effect of temprature on dielectric constant of a medium. since, K=ε/ε0, therefore according to me there is no effect of temperature as temperature is not in the formula. Please help.
     
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  3. May 18, 2012 #2

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    welcome to pf!

    hi priyanshm! welcome to pf! :smile:

    from the cambridge university site http://www.doitpoms.ac.uk/tlplib/dielectrics/temperature.php
    follow the link for details, including moving diagrams and mini-quiz :wink:

    (nb, "doitpoms" stands for "Dissemination of IT for the Promotion of Materials Science"! :biggrin:)
     
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