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Modeling a discharge

Discussion in 'General Electronics' started by Jeff, Jan 20, 2006.

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  1. Jeff

    Jeff Guest

    I would like to model a discharge spike. My problem is the trigger. If I
    use a simple model of a high voltage accros a capacitor and the discharge is
    an arc at the capacitor, I want to look at the current spike when the air
    ( or dielectric ) breaks down and allows the spike. Any ideas on how to
    iniate the breakdown?

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