dielectric crystal

dielectric crystal

[‚dī·ə′lek·trik ′krist·əl]
(electricity)
A crystal which is electrically nonconducting.
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Geyer, Complex permittivity of some ultralow loss dielectric crystals at cryogenic temperatures, Meas.
Nearly all of these materials are dielectric crystals, and virtually all of the past applications have placed a premium upon the insulating nature of the crystal to achieve maximum operating Q values.
Table 4 lists features that distinguish devices using purely dielectric crystals [sup.7,8,9] from those where SI semiconductors are used.