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System and method for sub-sea cable termination

United States Patent

9,306,340
April 5, 2016
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An electrical connector includes a first cable termination chamber configured to receive a first power cable having at least a first conductor sheathed at least in part by a first insulating layer and a first insulation screen layer. Also, the electrical connector includes a first non-linear resistive layer configured to be coupled to a portion of the first conductor unsheathed by at least the first insulation screen layer and configured to control a direct current electric field generated in the first cable termination chamber. In addition, the electrical connector includes a first deflector configured to be coupled to the first power cable and control an alternating current electric field generated in the first cable termination chamber.
Chen; Qin (Schenectady, NY), Yin; Weijun (Niskayuna, NY), Zhang; Lili (Niskayuna, NY)
General Electric Company (Niskayuna, NY)
14/ 105,205
20150171566
December 13, 2013
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST This invention was made with government support under DE-AC26-07NT42677 awarded by Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.