Debye theory

Debye theory

[də′bī ‚thē·ə·rē]
(electricity)
The classical theory of the orientation polarization of polar molecules in which the molecules have a single relaxation time, and the plot of the imaginary part of the complex relative permittivity against the real part is a semicircle.
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According to ideal Debye theory of dielectric relaxation, the maxima of imaginary part of impedance (Z") and modulus (M") appear at the same frequency at a given temperature.
But the Debye theory turned out as more appropriate to the experiment.
Obviously, the average velocity of phonon c and new characteristic temperature [[THETA].sub.B] are differ from their definition in Debye theory because the average energy of solid in Debye theory is presented as
The Rayleigh Debye theory takes advantage of these assumptions to describe scattering phenomena for nonspherical particles.