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Dielectric Constant Kit

Objective: DETERMINATION of DIELECTRIC CONSTANT of Solid Samples(Glass, Bakellie and PZT) by parallel plate capacitor.

  Dielectric Constant Kit  

Dielectric Constant Kit

Dielectric Constant Kit (FOR Solid)   

A dielectric is a material having low electrical conductivity in comparison to that of a metal. It is characterized by its dielectric constant. Dielectric constant is measured as the ratio of the capacitance C of an electrical condenser filled with the dielectric to the capacitance C0 of the evacuated condenser i.e.

Knowledge of the dielectric constant is of interest particularly to the Physicists and Engineers. A simple experimental set up is designed to measure the dielectric constant of solid samples in both range- LOW & HIGH.


i) Main Unit having audio oscillator (1 KHz), digital voltmeter (0 – 9.99 V dc), standard capacitance and electronic circuitry.

ii) Dielectric Cells: 75 mm Gold plated brass discs (1 set) and 25 mm Gold plated brass discs (1 set).

iii) Samples : Low Range      : Glass, Backelite
                      Hi Range         : PZT DISC