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why dielectric constant of an insulator is>1

Asked by 26th February 2008, 12:14 PM
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Why dielectric constant of an insulator is>1

K is the ratio of E_o/E.

where E_o is the electric field in the region in the absence of a medium

E is the electric field in the region in the presence of a medium.

Since  E_o is > E, K is always >1 

Answered by Expert 7th December 2017, 5:33 PM
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