Accession Number:

AD0440213

Title:

HIG; VOLTAGE AND HIGH PRESSURE DISCHARGES,

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CALIFORNIA UNIV BERKELEY

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Report Date:

1944-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

The difference between a Townsend-like breakdown threshold and sparking threshold is carefully defined with the sparking mechanism the primary subject. Presented are the excellent contributions on the statistics and development of avalanches relative to Townsend breakdown and streamer formatio from Raethers laboratory the results of photomultiplier and Nassers and Waidmanns Lichtenberg figure techniques in streamer breakdown in the authors laboratory Tamuras recent contribution on photoionizing radiations in point corona Hermsteins discovery of negative ion glow corona acting as a spark inhibitor and Miyoshis recent complet studies on the negative point corona breakdown in air. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE