Vacuum Breakdown

Vacuum Breakdown: In the Townsend type of discharge in a gas described earlier, electrons get multiplied due to various ionization processes and an electron avalanche is formed. In a high…

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Vacuum Circuit Breaker

Vacuum Circuit Breaker: Although the advantages of interrupting the arc in a vacuum were recognized as early as the nineteenth century, this did not find wide application till a few…

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Conduction and Breakdown in Gases Articles

Conduction and Breakdown in Gases Articles: Breakdown in Electronegative Gases : It has been recognized that one process that gives high breakdown strength to a gas is the electron attachment…

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Breakdown in Composite Dielectrics

Breakdown in Composite Dielectrics: It is difficult to imagine a complete insulation system in an electrical equipment which does not consist of more than one type of insulation. If an…

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Vacuum Insulation

Vacuum Insulation: The idea of using Vacuum Insulation purposes is very old. According to the Townsend theory, the growth of current in a gap depends on the drift of the…

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High Voltage Engineering Articles

High Voltage Engineering Articles: This High Voltage Engineering Articles which includes the following topics: Electric Field Stress Breakdown in Liquid Dielectrics Solid Dielectric Materials and Composites Materials Electric Stress Control…

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Optoelectronics Articles

Optoelectronics Articles: What is Photoelectric Effect? When monochromatic light is incident on a clean surface of a material, then under certain conditions, electrons, also called photoelectrons, are emitted from the…

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