FDTD modelling of nonlinear spark in electrostatic discharge

R. Jobava*, D. Pommerenke, A. Gheonjian, D. Karkashadze

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An accurate numerical method for calculating nonlinear electrostatic discharges is presented. The method represents an improvement over the FDTD scheme in that it includes the arc model of Rompe and Weizel. Numerical results that demonstrate the validity and accuracy of the model are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1897-1898
Number of pages2
JournalElectronics Letters
Issue number22
Publication statusPublished - 28 Oct 1999
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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