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Dynamic test and analysis of shield potential in vacuum interrupters
Author(s): Chengyu Wang; Jimei Wang; Zhiying Ma
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Paper Abstract

This paper studies the arcing and post-arcing medium-intensity recovery of vacuum arcs during short-circuit breaking of a vacuum interrupter by measuring the dynamic change waveforms of the relationship between shield potential, arc voltage and recovery voltage. On the basis of the experimental results, it makes mathematical derivation for the relationship between the vacuum interrupter shield potential and the voltage in contact gap. It also makes a theoretical analysis of changing regularity of the shield potential. It is proven that this method is feasible for deeper study of vacuum interrupter performance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1994
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2259, XVI International Symposium on Discharges and Electrical Insulation in Vacuum, (1 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.174663
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Chengyu Wang, Xi'an High Voltage Apparatus Research Institute (China)
Jimei Wang, Xi'an Jiaotong Univ. (China)
Zhiying Ma, Xi'an Jiaotong Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2259:
XVI International Symposium on Discharges and Electrical Insulation in Vacuum
Gennady A. Mesyats, Editor(s)

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