Functionally Graded Materials (FGM) for Spacers in Gas Insulated Systems: A Concise Review and Some Comments

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  • K. L. Wong High Voltage Laboratory, School of Engineering, RMIT University, Australia
  • M. Danikas Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
Volume: 11 | Issue: 6 | Pages: 7887-7891 | December 2021 | https://doi.org/10.48084/etasr.4482

Abstract

Functionally Graded Materials (FGMs) present a solution to control electrical stresses in high voltage applications. In this paper, a concise review is presented on the FGMs for spacers in gas-insulated systems. FGMs offer the possibility of a more even electric field distribution and thus a viable solution for industrial applications. FGMs are investigated here primarily as materials for permittivity control. Some aspects of FGMs are discussed as well as some thoughts on future challenges.

Keywords:

gas insulated systems, dielectric constant, permittivity, triple junction point, dielectric strength, functionally graded materials, fillers, microfillers, nanofillers

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K. L. . Wong and M. Danikas, “Functionally Graded Materials (FGM) for Spacers in Gas Insulated Systems: A Concise Review and Some Comments”, Eng. Technol. Appl. Sci. Res., vol. 11, no. 6, pp. 7887–7891, Dec. 2021.

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