Influence of bulk dielectric polarization upon PD transients

Aage Pedersen, George C Crichton, Iain Wilson McAllister

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    From a field-theoretical approach, it has been possible to develop a physically valid theory of partial discharge transients. The theory is based upon the concept of the charge induced upon the detecting electrode by the partial discharge. This induced charge is shown to be composed of a component associated with the actual space charge in the void, and one related to changes in the bulk polarization brought about by changes in the field external to the void due to this space charge. The magnitude of the induced charge and its components are discussed in relation to a heterogeneous bulk dielectric system
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of the Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena
    Publication date1995
    ISBN (Print)07-80-32931-7
    Publication statusPublished - 1995
    EventConference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena 1995 - Virginia Beach, VA, United States
    Duration: 21 Oct 199524 Oct 1995


    ConferenceConference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena 1995
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    CityVirginia Beach, VA
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