A Survey of Conduction Phenomena in Liquid Dielectrics

  • Antonio Castellanos
Conference paper
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 380)


The purpose of this chapter is to survey the experimental data on electrical conduction in the types of insulating liquids that are encountered in EHD studies, and to introduce the underlying theory of conduction in weakly ionized dielectric media (sometimes referred to as “leaky dielectrics.”)


Dielectric Constant Space Charge Space Charge Region Liquid Dielectric Coulomb Field 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonio Castellanos
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  1. 1.University of SevillaSpain

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