Understanding the dielectric properties of epoxy molybdenum disulfide nanocomposites


P. Nagachandrika
K. Sridharan
R. Sarathi


An attempt has been made to understand the surface discharge resistance of epoxy molybdenum disulphide nanocomposite material under AC and DC voltages. To characterize the material, surface charge accumulation studies and basic dielectric properties of the material viz., permittivity and tan(


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Nagachandrika, P., Sridharan, K., & Sarathi, R. (2017). Understanding the dielectric properties of epoxy molybdenum disulfide nanocomposites. Power Research - A Journal of CPRI, 171–176. Retrieved from https://node6473.myfcloud.com/~geosocin/CPRI/index.php/pr/article/view/153


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