Electric Arc of Pantograph and Catenary

  • Guangning WuEmail author
  • Guoqiang Gao
  • Wenfu Wei
  • Zefeng Yang


Electric arc is a gas discharge phenomenon, the instantaneous spark generated by current passing through some insulating medium (such as air). The arc is a self-sustained discharge phenomenon.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guangning Wu
    • 1
    Email author
  • Guoqiang Gao
    • 1
  • Wenfu Wei
    • 2
  • Zefeng Yang
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Electrical EngineeringSouthwest Jiaotong UniversityChengduChina
  2. 2.ChengduChina
  3. 3.Southwest Jiaotong UniversityChengduChina

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