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Reduction of Permittivity in Epoxy Nanocomposites at Low Nano-filler Loadings

Singha, Santanu and Thomas, A Joy (2008) Reduction of Permittivity in Epoxy Nanocomposites at Low Nano-filler Loadings. In: IEEE Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena, 26-29 Oct. 2008, Quebec City, Canada, pp. 163-166.

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Experimental studies reveal a reduction in the values of permittivity for epoxy nanocomposites; at low filler loadings as compared to neat epoxy over a wide frequency range. This permittivity reduction is attributed to the interaction dynamics between nanoparticles: and epoxy chains at the interface region and interestingly, this interaction has also been found to influence the glass transition temperatures (T-g) of the examined nanocomposite systems. Accordingly, a dual nanolayer interface model for an epoxy based nanocomposite system is analyzed to explain the obtained permittivity characteristics.

Item Type: Conference Paper
Publisher: IEEE
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Department/Centre: Division of Electrical Sciences > Electrical Engineering
Date Deposited: 14 Dec 2009 09:47
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:33
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/20576

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