Reduction of Height of Taylor Cone Caused by Water Surface Discharge and Its Ozone Generation Characteristics

수표면방전의 방전 수돌기의 높이제한과 오존발생특성

  • 박승록 (경북대 대학원 전기공학과) ;
  • 김진규 (경북대 전자전기공학부 BK21) ;
  • 김주용 (전력연구원 전력계통연구실) ;
  • 이대희 (부산정보대) ;
  • 문재덕 (경북대 대학원 전기공학과)
  • Published : 2001.07.01


A silent type ozone generator using water surface has been studied and improved its ozone generation characteristics by the controlling the height of Taylor cone by installing a mesh electrode, a dielectric bed of glass beads in the just under th surface of the water. The current-voltage characteristics and characteristics of ozone generation quantity of the test system were investigated and discharge current oscillograms of the each cases of the mesh electrode and the beds were observed and compared each other to analyze the discharge conditions. The Taylor cone height could be the cause of the discharge bridge to decrease the ozone generation on the discharge spacing. In this study, the hight of Taylor cone could be reduced greatly by installing the mesh and the glass beads bed just under the water surface. Therefore a higher ozone generation also could be obtained.


ozone;Taylor cone;water surface discharge;glass beads;stainless mesh


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