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METHOD FOR IMPROVING THE ELECTRIC FIELD DISTRIBUTION IN A HIGH VOLTAGE DIRECT CURRENT CABLE

United States Patent Application

20160104555
A1
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A method for improving the electric field distribution in a high voltage direct current cable includes providing a cable that includes a conductor, a protective jacket, a shield layer disposed inside the jacket, and an insulation layer disposed inside the shield layer, surrounding the conductor. The insulation layer includes ethylene-propylene rubber, talc, and montmorillonite.
CHEN, Qin (Schenectady, NY), CALEBRESE, Christopher Michael (Albany, NY), CAO, Yang (Glastonbury, CT), ZHONG, Sheng (Greensboro, NC)
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (Schenectady NY)
14/ 511,217
October 10, 2014
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS STATEMENT [0001] This invention was made with government support under contract number DE-AR0000231 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.