On Polymers Nanocomposites: Electrical Treeing, Breakdown models and Related Simulations

  • G. Melissinos Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
  • M. Danikas Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
Volume: 8 | Issue: 2 | Pages: 2627-2632 | April 2018 | https://doi.org/10.48084/etasr.1726


This paper deals with polymer nanocomposites and their related breakdown mechanisms. Polymer nanocomposites seem to be a very promising alternative to conventional polymers regarding high voltage applications. Some developed breakdown models are discussed as well as the mechanism of treeing in such materials. Treeing simulation results are presented.

Keywords: polymer, nanocomposites, insulation, treeeing, breakdown.


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