The response of electrostatic probes via the λ-function

T.O. Rerup, George C Crichton, Iain Wilson McAllister

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Abstract

The response of an electrostatic probe is examined with reference to a planar spacer. The study involves the numerical calculation of the probe λ-function, from which response-related characteristic parameters can be derived. These parameters enable the probe detection sensitivity and spatial selectivity to be quantitatively assessed. Evaluation is undertaken with reference to spacer thickness, dielectric permittivity and the proximity of the spacer to other electrodes
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference Record of the 1994 IEEE International Symposium on Electrical Insulation
PublisherIEEE
Publication date1994
Pages82-88
ISBN (Print)07-80-31942-7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1994
Event1994 IEEE International Symposium on Electrical Insulation - Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Duration: 5 Jun 19948 Jun 1994
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Conference1994 IEEE International Symposium on Electrical Insulation
CountryUnited States
CityPittsburgh, PA
Period05/06/199408/06/1994
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