Last edited 24 Mar 2021

Dielectric constant

Technical paper 35: Moisture measurement in the historic environment, published by Historic Environment Scotland in 2021, defines the dielectric constant as: ‘A quantity related to the ability of a substance to store electrical energy, which represents how the material interacts with electromagnetic energy and is strongly dependent on moisture content.’

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