Goal-oriented adaptivity for voltage breakdown prediction

Paolo Bettini, Antonio De Lorenzi, Nicolo Marconato, Nicola Pilan, Ruben Specogna

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An innovative approach has been recently proposed for the voltage breakdown prediction in high-voltage systems, insulated by large vacuum gaps. This approach is based on complementary geometric formulations for electrostatics coupled to the analytical solution of the equations of motion for charged particles. In this paper, a goal-oriented local mesh refinement technique is introduced, which allows to increase the rate of convergence of the solution, enabling an effective voltage breakdown prediction also in large-scale systems with complex geometries.
Original languageEnglish
Article number8090538
Pages (from-to)-
JournalIEEE Transactions on Magnetics
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2018
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Bettini, P., De Lorenzi, A., Marconato, N., Pilan, N., & Specogna, R. (2018). Goal-oriented adaptivity for voltage breakdown prediction. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 54(3), -. [8090538]. https://doi.org/10.1109/TMAG.2017.2758958