Varistor Device Component

Known as: Varistor 
A semiconductor resistor device designed to have a voltage-dependent nonlinear resistance where resistance drops as the applied voltage increases.
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2014
2014
Hybrid and solid-state breakers offer new possibilities in the power grid by enabling faster switching, and by simplifying dc… (More)
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2012
2012
We demonstrate a varistor-type bidirectional switch (VBS) with excellent selection property for future 3D bipolar resistive… (More)
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2012
2012
This paper proposes a dc circuit breaker for voltage source converter (VSC) based high voltage dc (HVDC) transmission systems… (More)
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2010
2010
The use of metal-oxide varistor surge arresters (MOVs) in lightning protection of overhead transmission lines to improve… (More)
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2007
2007
This paper describes concentrated discharges on polluted insulators in the laboratory and in the field. The authors have observed… (More)
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2007
2007
The energy absorption capability is a key parameter for ZnO varistors. This paper discusses the nonuniformity of energy… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Series capacitor protected by metal-oxide varistor and air-gap arrangement imposes problems to line protection and other online… (More)
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2004
2004
Microvaristors are small sintered particles of doped ZnO with strongly nonlinear electrical properties similar to those of the… (More)
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