Effect of Corona Discharges on Polyethylene


IT is known that organic insulation materials deteriorate when, subjected to corona discharges. Although many workers have studied the breakdown of insulation materials under the influence of corona, particularly for the purpose of obtaining standardized testing procedures, few have been concerned with the fundamental physical and chemical processes involved.

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HOUGEN, L. Effect of Corona Discharges on Polyethylene. Nature 188, 577–578 (1960). https://doi.org/10.1038/188577a0

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