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    • Keywords

       

      Effective permittivity; salt mine; radio waves.

    • Abstract

       

      In this paper we investigate the effect that naturally occurring impurities in salt mines have both on effective permittivity of the medium and on radio wave propagation at ∼200 MHz. The effective permittivity is determined based on the dielectric properties of salt and the characteristics of the main impurities. We conclude that at such frequencies the scattering is negligible compared to absorptions. The effect of trapped water in different forms is also evaluated.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      Alina-Mihaela Badescu1 Alexandra Saftoiu2

      1. University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest, Splaiul Independen¸tei 313, Sector 6, Bucharest 060042, Romania
      2. IFIN-Horia Hulubei, Str. Reactorului No. 30, P.O. Box MG-6, Bucharest-Magurele, Romania
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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