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Laser Ablation of Polymeric Composites

Laser Ablation of Polymeric Composites
Laser Ablation of Polymeric Composites
Degradation of polymeric insulation due to surface electrical discharge activity will become a more serious issue, as these materials find more widespread use. In order to improve their resistance to degradation, tests need to be performed under controlled conditions in order to rank different materials. Whilst electrical discharge activity can be simulated in the laboratory this is difficult to localize and characterize. An alternative is to use a laser to impart a known amount of energy at a known rate to a sample surface. In this investigation, the resistance of various material formulations to laser induced surface damage was tested and the materials ranked. The results are discussed in terms of the material composition and final application.
978-1-4244-7492-9
455-459
Hosier, I L
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Abd Rahman, M S
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Westenbrink, E W
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Vaughan, A S
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Hosier, I L
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Abd Rahman, M S
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Westenbrink, E W
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Vaughan, A S
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Hosier, I L, Abd Rahman, M S, Westenbrink, E W and Vaughan, A S (2010) Laser Ablation of Polymeric Composites. 2010 IEEE International Conference on Solid Dielectrics, Potsdam, Germany. 04 - 09 Jul 2010. pp. 455-459 .

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Abstract

Degradation of polymeric insulation due to surface electrical discharge activity will become a more serious issue, as these materials find more widespread use. In order to improve their resistance to degradation, tests need to be performed under controlled conditions in order to rank different materials. Whilst electrical discharge activity can be simulated in the laboratory this is difficult to localize and characterize. An alternative is to use a laser to impart a known amount of energy at a known rate to a sample surface. In this investigation, the resistance of various material formulations to laser induced surface damage was tested and the materials ranked. The results are discussed in terms of the material composition and final application.

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Published date: 4 July 2010
Additional Information: Event Dates: 4 - 9 July 2010
Venue - Dates: 2010 IEEE International Conference on Solid Dielectrics, Potsdam, Germany, 2010-07-04 - 2010-07-09
Organisations: Electronics & Computer Science, EEE

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Local EPrints ID: 271364
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/271364
ISBN: 978-1-4244-7492-9
PURE UUID: 060d7ba9-aaa6-4be2-be2f-3a6fd9f07f40
ORCID for I L Hosier: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-4365-9385
ORCID for A S Vaughan: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-0535-513X

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Date deposited: 07 Jul 2010 13:25
Last modified: 10 Dec 2019 01:49

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