Breakdown Voltage

Description: The minimum voltage that causes a portion of an insulator to become electrically conductive (source)

Example: 15 kV/mm

Synonym(s): Dielectric Breakdown Strength

Element Segments: Space Segment

Element Families: Electrical, Thermal Control

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