1. High Voltage Vacuum Interrupter Design. 2. The Vacuum Arc. 3. The Materials, Design and Manufacture of the Vacuum Interrupter. 4. General Aspects of Vacuum Interrupter Application. 5. Application of The Vacuum Interrupter for Switching Load Currents. 6. Circuit Protection, Vacuum Circuit Breakers and Reclosers.
Paul G. Slade has been an independent consultant for vacuum interrupter technology, electrical contacts and circuit interruption, since his retirement. He is also the holder of 23 US patents. He is the major contributor and editor of the 2nd edition of the book “Electrical Contacts: Principles and Applications”. He is the recipient of the IEEE Ragnar Holm Scientific Achievement Award and of the German VDE Albert Keil Pries for his contributions to the science of electrical contacts. He is a fellow of the IEEE.