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The Structure Game
Use your knowledge of factors affecting the dielectric constant to predict Κ values for a range of materials.
Drag and drop the materials into the appropriate boxes to arrange them in order of dielectric constant. You can press "Check answers" to see how you did, or "Reveal answers" to see the correct answers and a brief explanation of each.






Off-centered structure similar to BaTiO3
Lead zirconium titanate (PZT)
Hydrogen fluoride possesses a large permanent dipole
Hydrogen fluoride
PVDF's assymetric structure leads to polar chains
Polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF)
Natural rubber is an amorphous polymer
Natural rubber
Regular chains allow a semi-crystalline structure
Only the electronic mode of polarisation is available
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Scroll over a material to see an explanation of its dielectric constant.