Prof. Sergey Makarov
Prof. Reinhold Ludwig
Dielectric permittivity measurements provide important input to engineering and scientific disciplines due to the effects of permittivity on the interactions between electromagnetic energy and materials. A novel ring resonator design is presented for the measurement of permittivity of low dielectric constant foams. A review of dielectric material properties and currently available measurement methods is included. Measurements of expanded polystyrene are reported and compared with results from the literature; good agreement between measurements and published results is shown.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Electrical & Computer Engineering
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Waldron, Isaac James, "Ring Resonator Method for Dielectric Permittivity Measurements of Foams" (2006). Masters Theses (All Theses, All Years). 666.
ring resonator, dielectric measurement, dielectric permittivity