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Volume resistivity diagram
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The volume resistivity of a prismatic sample is calculated by the equation (cross-section)*(resistance)/(length). Common units are Ω⋅cm, but other units may also be used.
Width
Thickness
Length
Resistance

Resistivity
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notes
Volume resistivity is an important quantity for many applications, for example for materials involved in circuit production (glues, boards, casings, etc.). It is generally used for insulating materials. For conducting matierials, measures of conductivity are more commonly quoted.