Experimental Investigation of Ion Mobility Measurements in Oxygen under Different Gas Pressures

  • Liu, Yun-Peng (Department of Electrical Engineering, North China Electric Power University) ;
  • Huang, Shi-long (Department of Electrical Engineering, North China Electric Power University)
  • Received : 2016.08.22
  • Accepted : 2016.11.18
  • Published : 2017.03.01


In this paper, measurements of ion mobility were performed in oxygen at gas pressures of 44.52 - 101.19 kPa using the drift tube method. Over this pressure range, mobility values were within the limits of 1.796 to $3.821cm^2{\cdot}V^{-1}{\cdot}s^{-1}$ were determined and ion mobility shown to decrease non-linearly with increasing gas pressure towards a certain level of saturation. Ion mobility measured in air was lower than that measured in oxygen at the same gas pressure. Finally, a parameter correction method for calibrating the relationship between the ion mobility and gas pressure in oxygen was proposed.


Supported by : National Natural Science Foundation of China


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