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On the Development of a Negative Surface Discharge Model in Air

Tran, T N, Golosnoy, I O, Lewin, P L and Georghoiu, G E (2010) On the Development of a Negative Surface Discharge Model in Air At IEEE 2010 International Symposium on Electrical Insulation, United States. 06 - 09 Jun 2010. , CD-ROM.

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A two-dimensional axisymmetric model has been developed for the simulation of a negative surface discharge in air. The finite element model is based on a set of continuity equations accounting for the movement, generation and loss of electrons, positive and negative ions and these equations are coupled with Poisson’s equation to take into consideration the space charge field. The surface charge density is calculated by integrating the charged particle current densities at the dielectric surface. The model shows some similarities and differences to the negative corona discharge case. The simulation surface charge density is consistent with experimental data in terms of the distribution form and magnitude.

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Published date: 6 June 2010
Additional Information: Event Dates: 6 - 9 June 2010
Venue - Dates: IEEE 2010 International Symposium on Electrical Insulation, United States, 2010-06-06 - 2010-06-09
Organisations: Electronics & Computer Science, EEE


Local EPrints ID: 271230
ISBN: 978-1-4244-6300-8
PURE UUID: 5460e616-1a07-4aa4-88dd-e341e8be7eff

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Date deposited: 06 Jun 2010 20:40
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:45

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Author: T N Tran
Author: I O Golosnoy
Author: P L Lewin
Author: G E Georghoiu

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