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A series of thin epoxy resin samples were prepared. Short recycled carbon microfibers in concentrations from 0wt% to 33wt% were used as composite fillers. The geometry and structure of these fillers were characterized using SEM and Raman DXR microscopy images. It has been found that the dielectric properties of composites strongly depend on the RCF content and show an increase in values at and above the percolation threshold. Below the percolation threshold, the distance between the fibers is large enough so that there is no interaction of the local fields created by the adjacent fibers and the dielectric constant in this region increases slowly. As the filler concentration increases, the Maxwell Wagner effect increases and leads to a sharp increase in the real permittivity values. Furthermore, it was found in this work that the permittivity increases with increasing concentration of particles even after reaching the percolation threshold over the entire frequency band.Keywords: Recycled carbon fibers (RCFs), epoxy composites, dielectrical properties
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