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Tue February 26, 2008 By:

why dielectric constant of an insulator is>1

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Thu February 28, 2008

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 

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