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Title: Enhancement of dielectric strength in nanocomposites

Abstract

In this Letter, we report the dielectric breakdown properties of a nano-composite, which is a potential electrical insulation material for cryogenic high voltage applications. The material is composed of a high molecular weight polyvinyl alcohol and nano-sized, {\em in-situ} fabricated titanate particles. The dielectric breakdown strengths of the filled materials, measured at liquid nitrogen environment, indicate a significant increase of the strength compared to unfilled polyvinyl alcohol. Nanometer sized particles can be adopted as voltage stabilization additive.

Authors:
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  1. ORNL
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) Program; OE USDOE - Office of Electric Transmission and Distribution
OSTI Identifier:
931730
DOE Contract Number:
DE-AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Nanotechnology; Journal Volume: 18
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
High voltage technology; cryogenic dielectrics; nano-composites; dielectric breakdown

Citation Formats

Tuncer, Enis, Sauers, Isidor, James, David Randy, Ellis, Alvin R, Paranthaman, Mariappan Parans, Goyal, Amit, and More, Karren Leslie. Enhancement of dielectric strength in nanocomposites. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1088/0957-4484/18/32/325704.
Tuncer, Enis, Sauers, Isidor, James, David Randy, Ellis, Alvin R, Paranthaman, Mariappan Parans, Goyal, Amit, & More, Karren Leslie. Enhancement of dielectric strength in nanocomposites. United States. doi:10.1088/0957-4484/18/32/325704.
Tuncer, Enis, Sauers, Isidor, James, David Randy, Ellis, Alvin R, Paranthaman, Mariappan Parans, Goyal, Amit, and More, Karren Leslie. Mon . "Enhancement of dielectric strength in nanocomposites". United States. doi:10.1088/0957-4484/18/32/325704.
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title = {Enhancement of dielectric strength in nanocomposites},
author = {Tuncer, Enis and Sauers, Isidor and James, David Randy and Ellis, Alvin R and Paranthaman, Mariappan Parans and Goyal, Amit and More, Karren Leslie},
abstractNote = {In this Letter, we report the dielectric breakdown properties of a nano-composite, which is a potential electrical insulation material for cryogenic high voltage applications. The material is composed of a high molecular weight polyvinyl alcohol and nano-sized, {\em in-situ} fabricated titanate particles. The dielectric breakdown strengths of the filled materials, measured at liquid nitrogen environment, indicate a significant increase of the strength compared to unfilled polyvinyl alcohol. Nanometer sized particles can be adopted as voltage stabilization additive.},
doi = {10.1088/0957-4484/18/32/325704},
journal = {Nanotechnology},
number = ,
volume = 18,
place = {United States},
year = {Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2007},
month = {Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2007}
}
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