Pressure Dependence of Breakdown Times in Low Pressure Gas

  • Stephen William Rowe


One of the remaining and long standing dilemma facing the Vacuum Circuit Breaker, (VCB) designer is the occurrence of the infamous, ”Late Breakdown”.


Glow Discharge Breakdown Voltage Electrode Spacing Breakdown Time Breakdown Curve 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen William Rowe
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  1. 1.Schneider ElectricCentre de Recherche A3Grenoble cedex 09France

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