Electron density and temperature measurement of arc on an ice surface

Azam Nekahi, Masoud Farzaneh, W.A. Chisholm, C. Volat

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    Emission spectroscopic technique has been used to record the spectrum of the emitted light from an arc formed on an ice surface. The excitation temperature of the arc column was determined using the intensities of the spectral lines of NII and employing the Boltzmann method.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of the IEEE Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena (CEIDP)
    Number of pages4
    ISBN (Print)9781424425488
    Publication statusPublished - 2008


    • arc propagation
    • ice surface
    • spectroscopic technique


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