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Variation in the dielectric constant of limestone with temperature

  • Shaofei Wang
  • Qiang SunEmail author
  • Nianqin Wang
  • Lei Yang
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Abstract

The dielectric constant is an important characteristic of limestone. It is significant in engineering applications and in the interpretation and recognition of remote sensing data. Therefore, it is important to understand how the dielectric constant of limestone varies with temperature. In this study, the dielectric constants of limestone samples were measured during heating to 25 °C, 100 °C, 200 °C, 300 °C, and 400 °C in a furnace. The results show that the dielectric constant of limestone decreases with temperature increase, with the decrease becoming more rapid over 300 °C.

Keywords

Limestone Dielectric constant Porosity Acoustic emission High temperature 

Notes

Funding information

This research was supported by the Opening Project of Geological Research Institute for Coal Green Mining (grant no. MTy2019-13) and the National Science Foundation of China (grant no. 41672279).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shaofei Wang
    • 1
    • 2
  • Qiang Sun
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    Email author
  • Nianqin Wang
    • 2
  • Lei Yang
    • 2
  1. 1.Shaanxi Provincial Key Laboratory of Geological Support for Coal Green ExploitationXi’anChina
  2. 2.College of Geology and EnvironmentXi’an University of Science and TechnologyXi’anChina
  3. 3.Geological Research Institute for Coal Green MiningXi’an University of Science and TechnologyXi’anChina
  4. 4.Key Laboratory of Coal Resources Exploration and Comprehensive UtilizationMinistry of Land and ResourcesBeijingChina

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