ideal dielectric

ideal dielectric

[ī′dēl ‚dī·i′lek·trik]
(electricity)
Dielectric in which all the energy required to establish an electric field in the dielectric is returned to the source when the field is removed. Also known as perfect dielectric.
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- Sulfur hexafluoride is suitable for operating in a range of 33 KV to 800 KV, which makes it an ideal dielectric medium for circuit breakers.
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"The toolbox of the future for transistor designers will require a variety of atomic-layered materials: an ideal semiconductor, an ideal metal, and an ideal dielectric. All three components must be optimised for a well-designed transistor.