Dielectric breakdown of new type polymerized polyethylene using a single-site catalyst

M. Araoka, H. Yoneda, Y. Ohki

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We investigated the dielectric properties of a new type of polyethylene (PE) polymerized with a single-site catalyst. The new PE has much higher dielectric strength and volume resistivity than both conventional low-density PE and linear low-density PE. The increase in the density is considered to be responsible for the increase in dielectric strength. The type of the comonomer and melt flow rate (MFR) scarcely affect the dielectric properties.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)326-330
Number of pages5
JournalIEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1999 Jan 1


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  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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