University of Hertfordshire

Modeling of neon tube powered by high frequency converters

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


  • S. Lu
  • Z. Cheng
  • B. Wu
  • R. Sotudeh
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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication02, 28th Annual Conf of the Industrial Electronics Society Vol.1
ISBN (Print)0-7803-7474-6
Publication statusPublished - 2002


This paper presents a dynamic model for neon tubes. The model is derived from conventional Cassie's and Mayr's equations which are often used to model low-voltage and high-current arc discharges, such as electrical arcs in switching interrupters and HID lamps.


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