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Relative permittivity of gold at radio-frequencies

  1. May 19, 2009 #1
    What is the relative permittivity of gold at radio-frequencies or specifically around 15-20MHz?
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  3. May 19, 2009 #2


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    Model it as a PEC, if you really want to be specific though, wikipedia gives the conductivity as being 45.2 mega-mhos. The conductivity and permittivity will probably not change until you get into the terahertz range. Then, some metals, like silver I know, will behave as a plasma.
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