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“Mirror Image Effect” Space Charge Distribution in XLPE Power Cable under Opposite Stressing Voltage Polarity

Fu, M, Chen, G and Fothergill, J C (2005) “Mirror Image Effect” Space Charge Distribution in XLPE Power Cable under Opposite Stressing Voltage Polarity At 14th International Symposium on High Voltage Engineering, China. 25 - 29 Aug 2005. , CD-ROM.

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The paper presents space charge distributions under opposite voltage polarities in full size cross-linked polyethylene power cables using the pulsed electro-acoustic technique. Under both positive and negative polarities, space charge distributions possess similar profiles but opposite polarities. A similar phenomenon had been reported previously in plaque samples and was termed the “mirror image effect”. By comparing the results between cables treated by degassing under different conditions, the paper concludes that the “mirror image” charge distribution is mainly attributed to a bulk effect within the volume of the insulation, whilst electron transfer by tunneling through an electrode/insulator interface contributes to the generation of homo “mirror image” close to the electrodes.

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Published date: 2005
Additional Information: Event Dates: August 25 - 29, 2005
Venue - Dates: 14th International Symposium on High Voltage Engineering, China, 2005-08-25 - 2005-08-29
Keywords: “Mirror Image effect” charge, Space charge, XLPE cable, Voltage polarity reversal
Organisations: Electronics & Computer Science, EEE


Local EPrints ID: 261712
ISBN: 7-302-01581-7
PURE UUID: 8d60c4c5-c199-4b5a-ae5f-630bacd8e452

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Date deposited: 19 Dec 2005
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 08:59

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Author: M Fu
Author: G Chen
Author: J C Fothergill

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