Maxwell-Wagner mechanism

Maxwell-Wagner mechanism

[′mak‚swel ′wag·nər ′mek·ə‚niz·əm]
(electricity)
A capacitor consisting of two parallel metal plates with two layers of material between them, one with vanishing conductivity, the other with finite conductivity and vanishing electric susceptibility.
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