Note: On the dielectric constant of nanoconfined water

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Zhang, Chao (2018)

Investigations of dielectric properties of water in nanoconfinement are highly relevant for various applications. Here, using a simple capacitor model, we show that the low dielectric constant of nanoconfined water found in molecular dynamics simulations can be largely explained by the so-called dielectric dead-layer effect known for ferroelectric nanocapacitors.
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