Effect of Polar Groups on the Electrical Breakdown Strength of Plasma-polymerized Films

Toshiki Nakano, Masao Fukuyama, Hisaaki Hayashi, Keisuke Ishii, Yoshimichi Ohki

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Electrical breakdown of plasma polymer films was studied by applying rectangular voltage pulses. The breakdown field increases after incorporation of fluorine atoms into the film when the pulse width is < 5 μs. This is due to the scattering of electronic carriers caused by C—F bonds.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1085-1091
Number of pages7
JournalIEEE transactions on electrical insulation
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1990 Dec


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  • Engineering(all)
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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