Abstract:In order to clarify the mechanism of electrical-tree inception and propagation from a water tree within polyethylene, we carried out simultaneous observation of partial discharge (PD) characteristics, electrical-tree inception and propagation and associated light emission. The ac electrical-tree inception voltage increased with increasing water-tree degradation, which was attributed to field moderation due to space charge formed in the water-tree region. To investigate the intrinsic tree inception process with… Show more
scite is a Brooklyn-based startup that helps researchers better discover and understand research articles through Smart Citations–citations that display the context of the citation and describe whether the article provides supporting or contrasting evidence. scite is used by students researchers from around the world and is funded in part by the National Science Foundation and the National Institute on Drug Abuse of the National Institutes of Health.