Effects of surface defects on the local electric field in inhomogeneous media [electronic resource].
- Washington, D.C. : United States. Dept. of Energy, 1993. and Oak Ridge, Tenn. : Distributed by the Office of Scientific and Technical Information, U.S. Dept. of Energy.
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- Pacific Northwest Laboratory, United States. Department of Energy, United States. Department of Defense, United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Science Foundation (U.S.), and United States. Department of Energy. Office of Scientific and Technical Information
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- Surface defects both focus the local electric field and enhance its intensity in the vicinity of the defect Using a finite element model of an inhomogeneous dielectric film, we have examined the relationship between the defect shape and local electric field in the film and defect. We find that raised defect regions that are peaked have the largest local fields while the slope of removed regions has little effect on the field in raised defects. Both peaked and flat surface defects can lead to large enhancements of the local electric field above that predicted by effective medium approximation (EMA) methods.
- Published through SciTech Connect., 02/01/1993., "pnl-sa-21238", " conf-921101--112", "DE93011035", ": CHE-9106689", "91-NC-146", 16. Material Research Society international symposium on the scientific basis for nuclear waste management fall meeting, Boston, MA (United States), 30 Nov - 5 Dec 1992., and Ferris, K.F.; Risser, S.M. . Dept. of Chemistry.
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