IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Development of a 500kV Airblast HVDC Circuit Breaker

Author(s): B. Bachmann ; G. Mauthe ; E. Ruoss ; H.P. Lips ; J. Porter ; J. Vithayathil
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 September 1985
Volume: PAS-104
Page(s): 2,460 - 2,466
ISSN (Paper): 0018-9510
DOI: 10.1109/TPAS.1985.318991
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The concept of a new HVDC circuit- breaker for 500 kV and its operating principle are explained. The interruption of the direct current is based on a "passive" commutation circuit.

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