Time-Resolved Avalanches in SF6 Under Geometrically-Perturbed Uniform Field

  • M. F. Fréchette
  • N. Bouchelouh
  • R. Y. Larocque


There is technical interest for the ability of experimentally producing rapid space-charge growth in a stressed gaseous dielectric. For instance, to simulate residual-charge effects during the recovery phase of an interrupting medium. Or, to help in the assessment of a mixed-voltage situation, e. g. when both DC and time-varying voltages superposed to stress a gas-insulated gap.


Sulfur Hexafluoride Interelectrode Distance Discharge Axis Geometrical Field Electron Transit Time 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. F. Fréchette
    • 1
  • N. Bouchelouh
    • 2
  • R. Y. Larocque
    • 1
  1. 1.Câbles et IsolantsTechnologie et IREQ, Hydro-QuébecCanada
  2. 2.Engineering PhysicsEcole PolytechniqueCanada

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