Effect of acetophenone on the space charge evolution in LDPE and LLDPE

K. Kobayashi, T. Ohara, Yoshimichi Ohki, T. Maeno

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    Abstract

    To examine the influence of acetophenone on the space charge evolution in polyethylene (PE), additive-free LDPE and LLDPE sheets were studied. The first one is a two-layered specimen consisting of a non-treated sheet and an acetophenone-soaked sheet, while the other is an LDPE or LLDPE sheet, onto which a few drops of acetophenone were split so that the sample surface was coated with acetophenone. Positive charges were easy to migrate from the acetophenone-existing region to the non-existing region in the case of LDPE, while negative charges were difficult. Further it was found that both positive and negative charges are rather immobile in LLDPE, and they tend to accumulate at the interface between the acetophenone-existing and non-existing regions.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationConference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena (CEIDP), Annual Report
    PublisherIEEE
    Pages27-31
    Number of pages5
    Volume1
    Publication statusPublished - 1999
    EventProceedings of the 1999 68th Annual Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena (1999 CEIDP) - Austin, TX, USA
    Duration: 1999 Oct 171999 Oct 20

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    OtherProceedings of the 1999 68th Annual Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena (1999 CEIDP)
    CityAustin, TX, USA
    Period99/10/1799/10/20

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    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Building and Construction
    • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
    • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Kobayashi, K., Ohara, T., Ohki, Y., & Maeno, T. (1999). Effect of acetophenone on the space charge evolution in LDPE and LLDPE. In Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena (CEIDP), Annual Report (Vol. 1, pp. 27-31). IEEE.