Dortmund Data Bank

Dielectric Constant of Hexadecane

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Formula Molar Mass CAS Registry Number Name
C16H34 226.446 544-76-3 Hexadecane
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Data Table

T [K] Dielectric Constant [-] State Reference
293.15 2.04900 Liquid 2
293.15 2.08000 Liquid 3
298.15 2.09000 Liquid 1
313.15 2.02700 Liquid 2
313.15 2.03000 Liquid 3
333.15 2.00400 Liquid 2

List of References

Number Source
1 Aralaguppi M.I.; Aminabhavi T.M.; Balundgi R.H.; Joshi S.S.: Thermodynamic Interactions in Mixtures of Bromoform with Hydrocarbons. J.Phys.Chem. 95 (1991) 5299-5308
2 Franklin A.D.; Heston W.M.Jr.; Hennelly E.J.; Smyth C.P.: Microwave Absorption and Molecular Structure in Liquids. VI. Dielectric Relaxation of Four Organic Halides and Camphor in Different Solvents. J.Am.Chem.Soc. 72 (1950) 3447-3454
3 Hahn G.; Svejda P.; Dallos A.: Volumetric and dielectric properties of the binary liquid systems: 1,2-dichloroethane+n-alkanes or +2,2,4-trimethylpentane.. Fluid Phase Equilib. 86 (1993) 293-313

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