Electric field theory and the fallacy of void capacitance

Iain Wilson McAllister

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Abstract

The concept of the capacitance of a gaseous void is discussed as applied to electrical insulation science. The most pertinent aspect of the capacitance definition is that of reference to a single-valued potential difference between surfaces. This implies that these surfaces must be surfaces of equipotential. With this essential characteristics the validity of void capacitance is examined
Original languageEnglish
JournalIEEE Transactions on Electrical Insulation
Volume26
Issue number3
Pages (from-to)458-459
ISSN0018-9367
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1991

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