Frangiskos V. Topalis
Personal Data 

Frangiskos V. Topalis was born in Mitilini, Greece on March 13, 1955. He received the Dipl. Eng. Degree in mechanical and electrical engineering from the National Technical University of Athens in 1979 and the Ph. D. Degree in 1990.  

Contact information: National Technical University of Athens, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 9 Iroon Politecniou Street, 157 80 Zografou, Athens, Greece

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Current position
  • Professor at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens.
Professional Carrier
  • Nov. 1979 - Dec. 1980: Design of electrical and mechanical installations of museums, Ministry of culture and civilization.
  • Sep. 1981 - Mar. 1982: Professor at the private Higher Institute for Naval Engineering of Pireas.
  • Sep. 1981 - Mar. 1984: Professor at the Technological Education Institute (TEI) of Athens, Faculty of Technological Applications.
  • Dec. 1981 - Jul. 1990: Research assistant at the Department of Electrical Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA).
  • Jul. 1990 - Jun. 1993: Lecturer at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of NTUA.
  • Jun. 1993 - Jul. 2001: Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of NTUA.
  • Jul. 2001 – Oct. 2007: Associate Professor at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering of NTUA.
  • Oct. 2007 – now: Professor at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering of NTUA.
Projects

He has participated to the following projects:

  • “South-East European TSO Challenges (SEETSOC)” (2010-2012), Project number 239453, funded by FP7-ENERGY-2008-TREN-1.
  • “Mikrenergin (improve energy performance of 5 thousands small retail shops in Corfu”, Chamber Corfu, Greece (2010-2012).
  • “Energy saving in Municipality of Voula, Attica, Greece ” (2009-2010), funded by the Programme “Energy saving in municipalities”, National Strategic Reference Framework of Greece.
  • “Renovation of National Garden-Lighting system and WiFi” (2009-2010), funded by the Prefecture of Athens
  • “Design of luminaire for solar photovoltaic system for street lighting” (2009-2010), funded by the Programme “Coupons for innovation”, National Strategic Reference Framework of Greece.
    “Laboratoire virtuel pour éduquer à l’ energie durable (Programme Lifelong Learning) ENERG@TIC” (2007-2009) , Intelligent Energy – Europe.
  • “Lighting measurements in tunnels and roads of EGNATIA ODOS, analysis of results, determination of lighting levels and proposals for rational use of energy and optimization of maintenance” (2007-2010), financed by EGNATIA ODOS S.A.
  • Quality assurance services to manufacturers of equipment of lighting installations” (2007-2011), financed by manufacturers of lighting systems.
  • “Quality assurance of lighting equipment” (2007-2011), financed by manufacturers of equipment for lighting installations.
  • “Strategies for development and diffusion of Energy Efficient Distribution Transformers (SEEDT)” (2006-2008), Intelligent Energy – Europe (EIE-SAVE), financed by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Energy and Transport, Intelligent Energy Executive Agency.
  • “Development of a system of automatic adjustment of artificial lighting for the optimized utilization of daylighting” (2005-2007), Programme “Pythagoras”, financed by the Operational Programme for Educational and Vocational Training (EPEAEK), European Social Fund, Measure 2.2, Activity 2.2.3.
  • “Development of model for the determination of the photometric parameters of mesopic vision” (2004-2006), Programme “Protagoras” for support of basic research, financed by the Senate Committee for the Basic Research of National Technical University of Athens.
  • “Energy audits in wind farms, small hydroelectric plants, photovoltaic systems, passive solar systems, cogeneration installations, biomass systems and energy saving installations” (2002-08), Energy Operational Programme “Competitiveness” - Measure 2.1.3, financed by the European Regional Development Funds and monitored by the Hellenic Development Company (ELANET).
  • “Quality assurance in the sector of manufacturing lighting equipment ” (2002-07), financed by manufacturers of equipment for lighting installations.
  • “Technological support of manufacturers producing lighting equipment” (1999-2004), financed by manufacturers of equipment for lighting installations.
  • "Experimental investigation of the electrical and photometric properties of electronic compact fluorescent lamps and the determination of the influence of their extensive use on the reduction of energy consumption, as well as on the voltage distortion of electric networks of Greece and Yugoslavia" (2002-04), Joint research and technology programme between Greece and Yugoslavia, financed by the General Secretariat for Research and Technology, Ministry for Development.
  • “Rational use of energy in lighting installations using electronic compact fluorescent lamps and feasibility study for their extensive use in the national grids of Greece and Yugoslavia” (2000-2001), Programme for the cooperation between Balkan & Black Sea Region countries, financed by the National Technical University of Athens.
  • “Reseau de formation continue energie-environnement-EPURE” (1998-2002), TEMPUS PHARE, Joint European Project Grant, Contract No. AC_JEP-13076/98, financed by the European Union.
  • “Advanced methods for the investigation and the diagnostics of the electrical insulation properties in power and measurement transformers” (1999-2000), Joint research and technology programme between Greece and Bulgaria, financed by the General Secretariat for Research and Technology, Ministry for Development.
  • “Efficiency of compact fluorescent lamps and harmonic distortion in distribution networks” (1998-1999), Programme for the cooperation between Balkan, former Eastern European and African countries, financed by the National Technical University of Athens.
  • “Feasibility study for the establishment of the laboratory of Greek Standardization Organization for the quality assurance of luminaires” (1997), financed by the Greek Standardization Organization (ELOT).
  • “Development of light transfer model and design of modern laboratory techniques for the measurement of light parameters” (1997-1998), Programme for the cooperation between Balkan countries, financed by the National Technical University of Athens.
    “Technological support of manufacturers of medium & high voltage
  • equipment” (1996-2000), financed by manufacturers of medium & high voltage equipment.
  • “Improvement of the infrastructure of the laboratory of photometry of the National Technical University of Athens” (1995-2001), financed by manufacturers of lighting equipment.
  • “Design, quality assurance and optimisation of lighting equipment” (1995-1999), financed by manufacturers of lighting equipment.
  • “Quality assessment procedures and development plan for continuing education at the English Language Department of Engineering at the Technical University of Sofia”. TEMPUS-Phare, Complementary Measures Grant 1995-96, Contract No. CME-01033-95, financed by the European Union.
    ERASMUS, Contract STV-95-G-1073/P (1995-1996), financed by the European Union.
  • "Design and implementation of a passive solar radiation scanner for the qualitative and quantitative analysis of the components and air pollutants of the atmosphere" (1994-1995), Operational Programme for Research (EPET I), Measure 1.5/New Projects, financed by the European Regional Development Funds and monitored by the General Secretariat for Research and Technology, Ministry for Development.

He has participated to the following projects:


  • "Laboratory unit for quality assurance services in the high voltage sector" (1997-2000), financed by the General Secretariat for Research and Technology, Ministry for Development.
  • "Lightning protection of wind turbine-further work" (1998-2000), JOULE, JOR3-CT98-0241-C0, financed by the European Union.
  • "Advanced control advice for power systems with large scale integration of renewable energy sources" (1997-1999), JOULE, JOR3-CT96-0119-CARE, financed by the European Union.
  • “High power ZnO based varistors” (1997-2000), INCO-COPERNICUS, financed by the European Union.
  • “Improvement of testing methods in high voltage engineering” (1995-1996), Joint research and technology programme between Greece and Romania, financed by the General Secretariat for Research and Technology, Ministry for Development.
  • "Integrated electricity savings in buildings" (1994-1996), THERMIE-OPET, Action B113, financed by the European Union.
  • "Imlementation of solar collectors and heat pumps in buildings" (1994-1996). THERMIE-OPET, Action B117, financed by the European Union.
  • "Feasibility study for the establishment of the technology park of Lavrion" (1994-1995), financed by the General Secretariat for Research and Technology, Ministry for Development.
  • ERASMUS, Programme ICP-93-D-3066/06 (1993), financed by the European Union.
  • "Feasibility study for the establishment of the technology park of Volos" (1993-1994), financed by the Prefecture of Magnesia.
  • "A generalised model for the pollution flashover of insulators aiming to the optimisation of the insulation of overhead transmission lines" (1993-1994), Programme for the support of research (PENED), financed by the General Secretariat for Research and Technology, Ministry for Development.
  • “Manufacturing metrology and industrial engineering at the Technical University of Sofia” (1991-1993), TEMPUS, Joint European Projects, Action 1, financed by the European Union.
  • “Improvement of the infrastructure of the high voltage laboratory of the National Technical University of Athens” (1990-1996), financed by manufacturers of electrical equipment.
  • "Quality assurance and optimisation of electronic cash registers" (1990-1995), financed by manufacturers of electronic cash registers.
  • "Design, quality assurance and optimisation of medium and high voltage equipment" (1990-1995), financed by manufacturers of electrical equipment.
Seminars

He has organized and coordinated the following seminars:


  1. BEST Athens Spring Course “Let there be light”, National Technical University of Athens, 20-28 March 2007.
  2. “Recent developments in the technology of electric energy”, Annual training programme for teachers of high schools, financed by the Operational Programme for Education and Initial Vocational Training, Measure 1.3a, Centre of Continuing Education of National Technical University of Athens, November 2000-June 2001.
  3. “Energy auditors of shopping centres and buildings”, Training programme for mechanical and electrical engineers, Training Centre of the Hellenic Association of Mechanical and Electrical Engineers, March-May 2000.
  4. “Modern applications of electricity from the generation and transmission up to the distribution”, Training programme for teachers of high schools, financed by the Pedagogical Institute, Centre of Continuing Education of National Technical University of Athens, May-July 1999.
  5. "Quality assurance of medium & low voltage electrical equipment", Training programme for electrical engineers, Centre of Continuing Education of National Technical University of Athens, January 1997.
  6. "Quality assurance of lighting equipment", Training programme for electrical engineers, Centre of Continuing Education of National Technical University of Athens, December 1995.


He has given lectures in the following seminars:

  1. Lighting anatomy, organized by Flashlight.gr, September 20-21, 2008.
  2. "Quality assurance: Applications to industrial equipment", Training programme for engineers, Centre of Continuing Education of National Technical University of Athens, May-October 1999.
  3. "Management of quality assurance systems", Training programme for engineers, Centre of Continuing Education of National Technical University of Athens, March-May 1999.
  4. "Quality assurance of industrial electrical equipment", Training programme for electrical engineers, Centre of Continuing Education of National Technical University of Athens, October-December 1995.
  5. "Quality assurance of electrical equipment and apparatuses", Training programme for electrical engineers, Centre of Continuing Education of National Technical University of Athens, May-June 1995.
  6. "Industrial electrical equipment: Presentation, design and quality assurance", Training programme for electrical engineers, Centre of Continuing Education of National Technical University of Athens, May-June 1994.
  7. "Quality assurance of medium & high voltage equipment", Training programme for electrical engineers, Centre of Continuing Education of National Technical University of Athens, January 1994.
  8. “Energy savings in industry – Rational use of energy”, Programme COMETT, financed by the European Union, organized by the National Technical University of Athens and the Centre of Renewable Sources, Centre of Continuing Education of National Technical University of Athens, December 1993.
  9. “Lighting and daylight”, financed by the European Social Support Framework, National Observatory of Athens, November-December 1993.
  10. “Energy savings in buildings - Passive and active energy systems”, Programme COMETT, financed by the European Union, organized by the National Technical University of Athens and the Centre of Renewable Sources, Centre of Continuing Education of National Technical University of Athens, November 1993.
  11. “Annual training programme for engineers of Public Power Corporation of Greece”, Operational Programme for Research (EPET/SPA), Sub-programme 2, financed by the General Secretariat for Research and Technology (Ministry for Development), Centre of Continuing Education of National Technical University of Athens, 1990.

Teaching

He has given the following undergraduate courses in the of National Technical University of Athens: 1) Photometry and lighting (1991-2009), 2) Tests and measurements of high voltages (1990-1996), 3) Generation of high voltages (1991-1993, 1995-2009), 4) Measurements and applications of high voltages (1990-1992, 1994-2009). He has also given the following lectures to the postgraduate courses “Energy Generation and Management”: 1) Electrical and mechanical installations” (1998-1999), 2) Energy design of buildings (1999-2000), 3) Installations and energy saving in buildings (1999-2000), 4) Rational use of energy in buildings (2003-2009), 5) Installations and networks (2003-2009).

He worked as supervisor for the laboratory practice of the students in the following courses: 1) Electrical measurements Ι (1981-1990), 2) Electrical measurements ΙΙ (1981-1988), 3) Photometry (1986-1990), 4) Generation of high voltages (1981-1990), 5) Measurements and applications of high voltages (1981-1990).

  He has also given the following courses in the Technological Education Institute (TEI) of Athens (Faculty of Technological Applications, Department of Electronics and Department of Naval): 1) Laboratory of Electrotechnics Ι (1981-1984), 2) Laboratory of Electrotechnics ΙΙ (1981-1984). He has also given the course of Theoretical Electrotechnics in the Higher Institute for Naval Engineering of Pireas (1981-1982).

Books
  1. F.V. Topalis, N. Charalambakis, Th. Christodoulou: "Laboratory of electrotechnics, 1st Class of professional and technological schools", Pedagogical Institute, Athens, 1999.
  2. F.V. Topalis: "Photometry and lighting studies", National Technical University of Athens, 1994.
  3. F.V. Topalis: "Energy savings in buildings – Passive and active systems – Lighting in buildings", National Technical University of Athens, 1993.
  4. F.V. Topalis: "Lighting studies using the zonal cavity method", National Technical University of Athens, 1993.
  5. I.A. Stathopoulos, P.D. Bourkas, F.V. Topalis: "Tests and measurements of high voltages", National Technical University of Athens, 1991.
  6. F.V. Topalis: "High voltages", National Technical University of Athens, 1991.
  7. F.V. Topalis: "Illumination techniques", National Technical University of Athens, 1990.
  8. I.A. Stathopoulos, F.V. Topalis: "Electrical lighting - Calculations", Book of Physics ΙΙ, 2nd Volume, pp.249-267, Publications of “Evgenidion Foundation”, Library of navy, Athens, 1989.
Publications

8.1. DISSERTATION
8.1.1. F. V. Topalis: "Simulation Model of High Impulse Voltages Measuring Systems - Automatic correction of measuring errors", Ph.D. Dissertation, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, 1990.

8.2. PUBLICATIONS IN INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS AND BOOKS 
8.2.1. G. Polymeropoulos, N. Bisketzis, F.V. Topalis, “A tetrachromatic model for colorimetric use in mesopic vision”, Color Research and Applications, in press.
8.2.2. G. Polymeropoulos, F.V. Topalis, “Mesopic spectral sensitivity curves by a colour-matching method”, Lighting research and technology, Vol. 42, No. 2, June 2010, pp. 199-214.
8.2.3. A. Maglaras, F.V. Topalis, “Influence of ground and corona currents on dielectric behavior of small air gaps”, IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation, Vol. 16, No. 1, February 2009, pp. 32-41.
8.2.4. N. Chondrakis, F.V. Topalis, “Starting characteristics of fluorescent tubes and compact fluorescent lamps operating with electronic ballasts”, Measurement, Journal of the International Measurement Confederation, London U.K., Vol. 42, Issue 1, January 2009, pp. 78-86.
8.2.5. I. Kateri, C. Bouroussis, F.V. Topalis, “Variation of the instantaneous luminous flux of fluorescent lamps fed by dimmable electronic ballasts with frequency control”, IEE Electric Power Applications, Vol. 1, Issue 6, p. 890-896, November 2007.
8.2.6. L.T. Doulos, A. Tsangrassoulis, F.V. Topalis, “The role of spectral response of photosensors in daylight responsive systems”, Energy and Buildings, International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB), Vol. 40, Issue 4, pp. 588-599, 2008.
8.2.7. L.T. Doulos, A. Tsangrassoulis, F.V. Topalis, “Quantifying energy savings in daylight responsive systems: The role of dimming electronic ballasts”, Energy and Buildings, International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB), Vol. 40, Issue 12, pp. 36-50, 2008.
8.2.8. S. Popadiuc, F.V. Topalis, C. Geambasu: “Teaching activity and scientific research in Romanian power systems”, Word Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 3, Issue 7, pp. 674-679, July 2006.
8.2.9. C.A. Bouroussis, I. Georgaris, F.V. Topalis, “Hybrid wind-solar system for street lighting, Word Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 1, Issue 8, pp. 1417-1422, August 2006.
8.2.10. E. Gluskin, F.V. Topalis, I. Kateri, N. Bisketzis: “The instantaneous light-intensity function of a fluorescent lamp”, Physics Letters A, Vol. 353, Issue 5, pp. 355-363, May 2006.
8.2.11. E. Gluskin, N. Bisketzis, Y. Ben-Shimol, F.V. Topalis: “The autistic vision problem with light from fluorescent lamps explained in terms of coherence and phase shift” (Correspondence), Medical Hypotheses, Vol. 66, No. 1, pp. 207-208, 2006.
8.2.12. F.V. Topalis, M. G. Danikas: “Breakdown in air gaps with solid insulating barrier under impulse voltage stress”, FACTA Universitatis, Series: Electronics and Energetics, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 87-104, April 2005.
Citations
1. A. Kara, E. Onal, O. Kalenderli, K. Mardikyan, “The effect of insulating barriers on AC breakdown voltage in inhomogenous field”, Proceedings of IEEE MELECON 2006, Malaga, Spain, 16-19 May 2006, pp. 1206- 1208.
2. A. Kara, O. Kalenderli, K. Mardikyan, “The effect of dielectric barriers to the electric field of rod-plane air gap”, Proceedings of 1st International COMSOL Multiphysics User Conference, Prague, 27 October 2006.
8.2.13. Z. Radakovic, F.V. Topalis, M.B. Kostic: “The voltage distortion in low voltage networks caused by compact fluorescent lamps with electronic gear”, Electric Power System Research, Vol. 73, Issue 2, pp. 129-136, February 2005.
Citations
1. M. Gala, K. Jagiela, R. Gula: “The influence of the induction furnaces operation on the voltage distortion in low voltage network”, Przeglad Elektrotechniczny, Vol. 82, Issue 9, 2006, pp. 127-129.
2. J.A. Suárez, G.F. Di Mauro, D.O. Anaut, C.A. Agüero: “Partial cancellation of harmonic currents caused by nonlinear residential loads”. Informacion Tecnologica, Vol. 16, Issue 3, ISSN 0718-0764, pp. 63-70, 2005.
8.2.14. F. Korovesis, G.A. Vokas, I.F. Gonos, F.V. Topalis: “Influence of large scale installation of energy saving lamps on the line voltage distortion of a weak network supplied by photovoltaic station”, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 19, No. 4, October 2004.
Citations
1. Jordi Cunill-Solà, Miquel Salichs, “Study and characterization of waveforms from low-Watt (<25 W) compact fluorescent lamps with electronic ballasts”, Vol. 22, No. 4, October 2007, pp. 2305-2311
2. David Parsons, “The environmental impact of compact fluorescent lamps and incandescent lamps for Australian conditions”, The Environmental Engineering, Institution of Engineers of Australia, Vol. 7, No. 2, Winter 2006, pp. 8-14
3. Konrad Mauch, Farid Katiraei, “Integration Experience of Photovoltaic Power Systems in Sub-Urban and Remote Mini-grids”, Report, CANMET Energy Technology Centre, Natural Resources Canada, Photovoltaic Power Systems Programme, International Energy Agency.
8.2.15. I. Kateri, N. Chondrakis, F. V. Topalis: “A pilot study for the determination of the energy saving potential in a typical school building by utilization of daylighting”, Word Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society Transactions on Circuits and Systems, Vol. 3, Issue 5, pp. 1323-1328, July 2004.
8.2.16. S. Ioan, S. Hurdubetiu, F. V. Topalis: “Experimental value of network harmonic impedanc”, Word Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society Transactions on Circuits and Systems, Vol. 3, Issue 5, pp. 1362-1367, July 2004.
8.2.17. N. Bisketzis, G. Polymeropoulos, F. V. Topalis: “A mesopic vision approach for a better design of road lighting”, Word Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society Transactions on Circuits and Systems, Vol. 3, Issue 5, pp. 1380-1385, July 2004.
8.2.18. S.A. Suflis, I.E. Chatzakis, F. V. Topalis, M.B. Kostic: “Scenarios for a large scale installation of compact fluorescent lamps: Influence on the power quality”, Word Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society Transactions on Circuits and Systems, Vol. 3, Issue 5, pp. 1386-1391, July 2004.
8.2.19. C. Bouroussis, F. V. Topalis: “Optimization of potential and autonomy of a photovoltaic system for street lighting”, Word Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society Transactions on Circuits and Systems, Vol. 3, Issue 5, pp. 1392-1397, July 2004.
8.2.20. F. V. Topalis: “Lighting education and research at the National Technical University of Athens”, Ingeneria Iluminatului, Vol. 5, No. 12, pp. 19-25, 2003
8.2.21. I. F. Gonos, L. Ekonomou, F. V. Topalis, I. A. Stathopulos: "Probability of backflashover in transmission lines due to lightning strokes using Monte-Carlo simulation", International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 107-111, January 2003.
8.2.22. F. V. Topalis, I. F. Gonos, I. A. Stathopulos: “Insulation properties of composite dielectric arrangements”, International Journal of Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 146-149, 2002.
8.2.23. M. G. Danikas, F.V. Topalis: "Partial discharge considerations in gas insulated switchgear (GIS)", Journal of Electrical Engineering, Vol. 53, No. 9-10, pp. 281-284, 2002.
8.2.24. S. Ioan, S. Hurdubetiu, F. V. Topalis: "Influence of transient parameters on insulation co-ordination for power cables”, Recent Advances in Circuits, Systems and Signal Processing, Word Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society Press, pp. 80-84, 2002.
8.2.25. I. F. Gonos, N. Leontides, F. V. Topalis, I. A. Stathopulos: "Analysis and design of an impulse current generator”, Transactions on Circuits, Word Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 38-43, 2002.
8.2.26. I. F. Gonos, F. V. Topalis, I. A. Stathopulos: “A model for the flashover process on non-uniformly polluted insulators”, International Journal of Modelling and Simulation, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 137-141, 2002.
Citations
1. K. Siderakis, D. Agoris, J. Stefanakis, E. Thalassinakis, “Influence of the profile on the performance of porcelain insulators installed in coastal high voltage networks in the case of condensation wetting”, Science, IEE Proceedings Science, Measurement and Technology, Vol. 153, Issue 4, pp. 158 - 163, July 2006.
8.2.27. F.V. Topalis, M.B. Kostic, Z.R. Radakovic: “Advantages and disadvantages of the use of compact fluorescent lamps with electronic control gear”. International Journal of Lighting Research and Technology, The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers, London, UK, CIBSE Series B, Vol. 34, No. 4, pp. 279-288, 2002.
Citations
1. B. Roisin, M. Bodart, A. Deneyer, P. D’Herdt, “On the substitution of incandescent lamps by compact fluorescent lamps: Switch on behaviour and photometric distribution”, XII National Conference on Lighting, Light’2007, Varna, Bulgaria, 10–12 June 2007.
8.2.28. I. F. Gonos, F. V. Topalis, I. A. Stathopulos: "A genetic algorithm approach to the modelling of polluted insulators”, IEE Proceedings, Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Vol. 149, No. 3, pp. 373-377, May 2002.
Citations
1. Boubakeur Zegnini, Djillali Mahi, Juan Martinez-Vega, Abdelkader Chaker: “Modelling AC arcs developing along electrolytic surfaces simulating practical polluted insulator using an original laboratory model”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, ISSN 0973-4562, Vol. 2, Issue 1, pp. 109–124, 2007.
2. N.E. Mastorakis: “Solving non-linear equations via genetic algorithms”. WSEAS Transactions on Information Science and Applications Vol. 2, Issue 5, pp. 455-459, May 2005.
8.2.29. F. V. Topalis, I.F. Gonos, G.A. Vokas: “Arbitrary waveform generator for harmonic distortion tests on compact fluorescent lamps”. Measurement, Journal of the International Measurement Confederation, London U.K.,Vol 30, No. 4, pp 257-267, December 2001.
Citations
1. Hongying Lv, Xianqiu Wu, Chaohui Liu, Decai Bu, Suiyan Tan. Lingyan Li, “Realization of Remote Electromagnetism Experimental Teaching System Based on LabVIEW”, Research and Exploration in Laboratory, Vol. 25, No. 6, pp. 634-637, 2006.
2. Wen, F., Hsu, I., Chen, J.Y., Lin, C.H., “A virtual analyzer for piezoceramics' admittance measurement”, Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics, (ICM'05), 10-12 July 2005, Taipei, Taiwan, pp. 185-190.
3. Hongying Lv, Xianqiu Wu, Chaohui Liu, Decai Bu, Junfang Chen, “Virtual Digital Storage Oscilloscope based on Sound Card and its Application in Electrical Experiement”, Experimental Technology and Management, Vol. 22, No. 10, pp. 95-99, 2005.
4. XD Jing, BS Xu, CT Wang, S Zhu, SY Dong, “Virtual instrument for monitoring process of brush plating”, Tsansactions of Nonferrous Metals Society of China, Vol. 14, Issue 2, pp. 126-131, October 2004.
8.2.30. F. V. Topalis, I.F. Gonos, I. A. Stathopulos: “Dielectric behaviour of polluted porcelain insulators”. IEE Proceedings, Generation, Transmission and Distribution,Vol. 148, No. 4, pp. 269-274, July 2001.
Citations
1. Xingliang Jiang, Jihe Yuan, Zhijin Zhang, Jianlin Hu, Caixin Sun, “Study on AC artificial-contaminated flashover performance of various types of insulators”, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 22, No. 4, October 2007, pp. 2567-2574
2. Shu Li-Chun, Ran Qi-Peng, Jiang Xing-Liang, Zhang Zhi-Jin, Hu Jian-Lin, “Comparison on AC Artificial Pollution Flashover Performance and Valid Coefficient of Creepage Distance Between Porcelain and Glass Insulators”, Proceedings of the Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering, Vol. 27, No. 9, pp. 6-10, 2007, (in Chinece).
3. Shu Li-Chun, Ran Qi-Peng, Jiang Xing-Liang, Zhang Zhi-Jin, Hu Jian-Lin, “Comparison of AC Artificial Pollution Flashover Performance Between Porcelain and Glass Insulators”, High Voltage Engineering, Vol. 33, No. 3, pp. 9-13, 2007, (in Chinece).
4. S. Venkataramam, R.S. Gorur, “Prediction of flashover voltage of non-ceramic insulators under contaminated conditions”, IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 862-869, August 2006.
5. Zhicheng Zhou, Junjia He, Junwu Chen, Yunping Zou, “Research on improving the voltage distribution of the insulator string by voltage balance slices”, High Voltage Engineering, Vol. 32, No. 11, pp. 45-48, 2006.
6. Xing-liang Jiang, Jin-he Juan, Cai-xin Sun, Zhi-jin Zhang, Li-chun Shu, “External insulation of ±800 kV UHV DC power transmission lines in China”, Power System Technology, Vol. 30, No. 9, pp. 1-9, 2006
7. Mohammad Reza Shariati, Davood Mohammadi, Seyed Jamal Addin Vaseai, Mohammad Oskuoee, Mohammad Tagi Hasanzade, “An Investigation Made About the Behaviours of Polluted Insulators Based on Artificial Contamination Tests”, Proceedings of Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference, (AUPEC2005), Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, 25th - 28th September 2005, S25.1.
8. M.A. Salam, Mohammad Nazar, Z. Nadir, Ali Al Maqrashi, Ahmed Al Kaf, “Measurement of conductivity and equivalent salt deposit density of contaminated glass plate”, Proceedings of TENCON 2004 IEEE Region 10 Conference, Vol. C, pp. 268 – 270, 21-24 November 2004.
8.2.31. A.D. Adamopoulos, H.D. Kambezidis, D. Zevgolis, F.V. Topalis: “Estimation of total ozone column over Athens using ground based beam solar irradiance measurements”. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, CTA Publication, Munich, Germany, Vol. 9, No. 3/4, pp. 201-208, 2000.
8.2.32. A.A. Kanellias, I.F. Gonos, F. V. Topalis, P.D. Bourkas, I. A. Stathopulos: “Emission of electromagnetic radiation and ionisation phenomena in inhomogeneous fields in air under lightning impulse voltages”, Physics Letters A 272 (2000) 93-100, pp. 93-100.
8.2.33. S.A. Suflis, I.F. Gonos, F.V. Topalis: “Computation methods in simulation of the dielectric behaviour of non-uniformly polluted insulators”, Journal of System Analysis, Modelling, Simulation, Vol. 38, No. 2, pp. 249-263, August 2000.
8.2.34. I.F. Gonos, M.K. Antoniou, F.V. Topalis, I.A. Stathopulos: “Transient analysis of the behaviour of grounding systems consisted by driven rods”, Progress in Simulation, Modelling, Analysis and Synthesis of Modern Electrical and Electronic Devices and Systems, Word Scientific and Engineering Society Press, pp.130-135, 1999.
8.2.35. H.D. Kambezidis, A.D. Adamopoulos, N.K. Sakellariou, F.V. Topalis, A.A. Kanellias, V.D. Petrova, D. Zevgolis: “Atmospheric chemistry and climate changes monitoring by a simple passive system”, Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, CTA Publication, Munich, Germany, Vol. 7, No. 1a/2a, pp. 20-26, 1998.
8.2.36. M.B. Kostic, F.V. Topalis: “Survey of the theoretical methods for the interior lighting calculations”, International Journal of Lighting Research and Technology, The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers, London, UK, CIBSE Series B, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp.151-157, 1998.
8.2.37. A.D. Adamopoulos, H.D. Kambezidis, D. Zevgolis, F.V. Topalis, V.D. Petrova: “A comparison of atmospheric optical spectral properties during summer days in Athens”, Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, CTA Publication, Munich, Germany, Vol. 7, No. 11/12, pp. 717-725, 1998.
Citations
1. A.J. Oliphant, A.P. Sturman, N.J. Tapper, “The evolution and structure of a tropical island sea/land-breeze system, northern Australia”, Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, Vol. 78, Issue 1-2, pp. 45-59, ISSN 0177-7971 Springer-Verlag, Wien, Austria, 2001.
8.2.38. S.A. Suflis, I.F. Gonos, F.V. Topalis, I.A. Stathopulos: “Transient behaviour of a horizontal grounding rod under impulse current”, Resent Advances in Circuit and Systems, Word Scientific Publishing Company, pp.61-64, 1998.
8.2.39. H.D. Kambezidis, N.K. Sakellariou, F.V. Topalis, A.A. Kanellias, V.D. Petrova: “Air pollution monitoring with a passive pyrheliometric scanner”, Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, CTA Publication, Munich, Germany, Vol. 5, No. 11/12, pp. 631-636, November/December 1996.
8.2.40. F.V. Topalis: "Efficiency of energy saving lamps and harmonic distortion in distribution systems”, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 2038-2042, October 1993.
Citations
1. Wouter Ryckaert, “Vermindering van de spanningsvervorming in distributienetten met resistieve shunt-harmonische impedanties”, Doctor in de Ingenieurswetenschappen: Werktuigkunde-Elektrotechniek, Universiteit Gent, 2005-06.
2. Salmiah Ahmad, Seong Ryong Lee, Hooman Dehbonei, Chem Nayar, “Energy saving for fluorescent lighting in commercial buildings”, Proceedings of the 40th IAS Annual Meeting, IEEE Industry Applications Conference, Vol. 4, pp. 2965-2971, October 2005.
3. S.B. Ahmad, “Energy saving for fluorescent lighting in commercial buildings”, Master Thesis, 12797666, Curtin University of Technology, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Western Australia, December 2004.
4. P.M. Silveira, J. Policarpo, G.A. Breu, J. Eugenio, L. Almeida, R. Prina, S.G. Carvahlo, “Avaliação Dos Efeitos Das Cargas Não-Lineares Residenciais Na Qualidade Da Energia Elétrica de Um Sistema de Distribuição”, CBA 2004 XV Congresso Brasileiro de Automatica, Gramado Brazil, 21-25 Setembro 2004
5. J.A. Suárez, G.F. Di Mauro, D.O. Anaut, C.A. Agüero: “Influence of the nonlinear residential loads on electrical distribution system”. Innovacion. Vol. 15, Issue 2, pp. 53-60, December 2003.
6. C. Penna, J.W. Resende, M.I. Samesina, “Avaliacao das caracteristicas electricas, de iluminamento e de suportabilidade a chaveamentos de lampadas fluorescentes compactas”, Anais do II Congresso de Inovacao Tecnologica em Energia Electrica, Eficiencia Energetica, pp. 180-204, Salvador-Bahia, Brazil, 13-14 Novembro 2003
7. M.D. Teixeira, J.C. de Oliveira, C.A.G. Medeiros, G.S. Teixeira, “A power quality comparative analysis related to electronic and electromagnetic fluorescent ballast operation”, Proceedings of the IEEE 10th International Conference on Harmonics and Quality of Power, Vol. 2, pp. 424-429, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 2002.
8. W. Mielczarski, G. Michalik, W.B. Lawrance, Z. Gabryjelski, “Side effects of energy saving lamps”, Proceedings of the IEEE 8th International Conference on Harmonics and Quality of Power, Vol. II, pp. 1200-1205, Athens, Greece, 14-16 October 1998.
9. Ming-Tong Chen, Che-Ming Fu, “Characteristics of fluorescent lamps under abnormal system voltage conditions”, Electric Power Systems Research, Vol. 41, pp. 99-107, 1997.
10. Leon M. Tolbert, Peyton S. Hale, Harold Hollis, “Survey of harmonics measurements in electrical distribution systems”, IEEE Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting, Octοber 1996, pp 2333-2339.
11. S. Rios, R. Castaneda, D. Veas, “Harmonic distortion and power factor assessment in city street gas discharge lamps”, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 11, Issue 2, April 1996.
12. Che-Ming Fu, Ming-Tong Chen, “The characteristics of fluorescent lamps under problematic utility voltage”, Proceedings of International Conference “Energy Management and Power Delivery”, EMPD '95., Vol. 1, pp. 140-145, Singapore, 21-23 November 1995.
8.2.41. F.V. Topalis, I.A. Stathopulos: "Computer evaluation of high voltage measuring circuit response characteristics”, International Journal of Energy Systems, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 56-60, 1992.
8.2.42. P.D. Bourkas, A.V. Machias, I.A. Stathopulos, F.V. Topalis: "No-load medium voltage switches design for industrial applications”, International Journal of Energy Systems, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 45-49, 1992.
Citations
1. Α. Bhoomaiah, S. Mukherji, S.C. Gupta, T.S.R. Murthy, B.P. Singh, “Effect of repetitive impulse voltage on models of EHV transformer windings to determine ageing of paper insulation”, Proc. Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena, CEIDP, Vol. 2005, Article number 1560657, pp. 206-209, 2005
2. T.S.R. Murthy, U. Yugandhar, S.C. Gupta, A. Bhoomaiah, J.S. Kuntia, “Study on the effect of impulse voltage withstandability on the thermally-aged transformer paper, Proceedings of 2004 IEEE International Symposium on Electrical Insulation, pp. 38-41, Indianapolis, USA, 19-22 September 2004.
8.2.43. G.I. Theodorakis, F.V. Topalis, I.A. Stathopulos: "A generalised model for the dielectric behaviour of polluted insulators", Technical Chronicles, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 61-79, July-September 1990.
8.2.44. P.D. Bourkas, I.A. Stathopulos, F.V. Topalis: "Breakdown of the pressboard-oil insulation under repeated stress by impulse voltages", International Journal of Energy Systems, Vol. 10, No. 2, May 1990.
8.2.45. P.N. Νikolopoulos, F.V. Topalis: "An accurate method of representation of high voltage measuring systems and its application in high impulse voltage measurements", IEE Proceedings, Part A, Vol. 136, No. 2, pp. 66-72, March 1989.
Citations
1. W. Chen, Q. Jiang, “Performance of resistance divider and measurement of high-voltage nanosecond double exponential pulse”, Journal of Southeast University (Natural Science Edition), Vol. 36, Issue 3, pp. 374-379, May 2006
2. European Patent Office, High Voltage and Current Measurements, 1995.
3. K. Denno, High Voltage Engineering in Power Systems, CRC Press, 1992.
8.2.46. P.D. Bourkas, E.A. Kayafas, I.A. Stathopulos, F.V. Topalis: "Ein mathematishes Modell zu Berechnung von Jochen aus ublichem Transformatorenblech zwecks Messung von hohen Gleichstromen", Modeling, Simulation and Control, A, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 31-40, 1988.
8.2.47. F.V. Topalis: "Simulation of a high impulse voltage measuring system", Modeling, Simulation and Control, A, Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 29-39, 1988.
8.2.48. I.A. Stathopulos, F. V.Topalis: "Sensitivity of switching impulse strength evaluation to the application of the charge simulation method", International Journal of Modelling and Simulation, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 134-138, October 1988.


8.3. TECHNICAL BROCHURES
8.3.1. R. Targosz, W. Irrek, A. Rialhe, F. Topalis, “Strategies for development and diffusion of Energy Efficient Distribution Transformers”, Power Industry International, Vol. 2 Issue 1, June 2008.
8.3.2. L.T. Doulos, A. Tsangrassoulis, F.V. Topalis: “Commissioning of lighting sensors for optimal visual comfort and energy efficiency”, Review of Hellenic Association of Mechanical and Electrical Engineers, Issue 398, Athens, May 2007, pp. 40-50
8.3.3. F.V. Topalis: “Safety requirements for luminous signs accordinf to the Greek standard ELOT 1423, Technical review “Sign”, February 2007.
8.3.4. F. V. Topalis, I. F. Gonos: "Incadescent or electronic lamps?", Technical magazine “The Electrician”, Issue No.137, pp. 52-56, Athens, April 2003.
8.3.5. F. V. Topalis, I. F. Gonos, I.A. Stathopulos: “Modelizing grounding systems –Experiments under scale”, Technical Review, Issue No.131, pp. 32-36, Athens, March 2003.
8.3.6. E. Zeinakis, K. Dimakis, F.V. Topalis: "ROADLUX: A computer programme for outdoor lighting calculations in Windows 95 environment", Bulletin of Hellenic Association of Mechanical and Electrical Engineers, Issue No.296, pp. 58-62, Athens, May 1997.
8.3.7. F.V. Topalis: "Energy saving management on lighting installations in buildings", Bulletin of Hellenic Association of Mechanical and Electrical Engineers, Issue 267, pp. 45-54, Athens, October 1994.


8.4. PUBLICATIONS IN CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS
8.4.1. N. Chondrakis, F.V. Topalis: “Influence of Cold Starting on the Life of T5 Fluorescent Tubes and CFLs”, 35th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society IECON 2009, Porto, Portugal, 3-5 November 2009.
8.4.2. N. Chondrakis, L. Doulos, F.V. Topalis: “Starting characteristics and steady state operation of dimming electronic ballasts”, Proceedings of the 11th European Lighting Conference Lux Europa, Istanbul, 9-11 September 2009.
8.4.3. C.A. Bouroussis, F.V. Topalis: “Automated luminance measurements of tunnel and road lighting installations”, Proceedings of the 11th European Lighting Conference Lux Europa, Istanbul, 9-11 September 2009.
8.4.4. L. Doulos, A. Tsangrassoulis, F.V. Topalis: “Introducing a new methodology for finding the optimum field of view of a photosensor in regard its position”, Proceedings of the 11th European Lighting Conference Lux Europa, Istanbul, 9-11 September 2009.
8.4.5. N.B. Bisketzis, P.F. Topali, C.A. Bouroussis, F.V. Topalis: “Is the fovea vision only photopic?”, Proceedings of the 11th European Lighting Conference Lux Europa, Istanbul, 9-11 September 2009.
8.4.6. W. Irrek, R. Targosz, F.V. Topalis: “Energy-efficient distribution transformers in industry and commerce”, Summer Study of European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, Côte d'Azur, France, 1–6 June 2009.
8.4.7. C.A. Bouroussis, A.J. Travlou-Schult, F.V. Topalis: “Road and tunnel lighting measurements using an imaging system”, 3rd Conference of students of Electrical engineering, Thessaloniki, 10-11 April 2009.
8.4.8. C.A. Bouroussis, G.A. Vokas, F.V. Topalis: “Policies and measures fostering energy efficient distribution transformers in Europe”, Proceedings of the 6th Mediterranean Conference on Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Med Power 2008, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2-5 November 2008.
8.4.9. A. Maglaras, F. V. Topalis: “The influence of the inhomogeneity of the field, the effect of grounding and the corona current to the dielectric behaviour of small air gaps”, Proceedings of the 6th Mediterranean Conference on Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Med Power 2008, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2-5 November 2008.
8.4.10. C.A. Bouroussis, F.V. Topalis, “A novel digital systen for real-time luminance mesurements of road and tunnel lighting”, Balkan Light 2008, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 7-10 October 2008.
8.4.11. L. Doulos, A. Tsangrassoulis, F.V. Topalis, “Improvements of a daylight responsive system by exploiting energy efficient components and strategies”, Balkan Light 2008, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 7-10 October 2008.
8.4.12. F.V. Topalis, R. Targosz, W. Irrek, A. Rialhe, A. Baginski, “Strategies for development and diffusion of energy efficient distribution transformers in Europe”, IEEE - CEFC 2008 - the 13th Biennial IEEE Conference on Electromagnetic Field Computation, Athens, May 11-15 2008.
8.4.13. L. Doulos, A. Tsangrassoulis, F.V. Topalis: “Evaluation of lighting controls in office buildings”, 6th WSEAS International Conference on Circuits, Systems, Electronics, Control and Signal Processing (CSECS'07), Cairo, Egypt, 29-31 December, 2007.
8.4.14. L. Doulos, A. Tsangrassoulis, F.V. Topalis: “Evaluation of daylighting in office buildings”, 5th WSEAS International Conference on Environment, Ecosystems and Development (EED'07) Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, 14-16 December 2007.
8.4.15. I. Chatzakis, G.A. Vokas, F.V. Topalis: “The influence of replacement of incandescent lamps with compact fluorescents to the harmonic distortion in non-interconnected island grids”, 7th WSEAS International Conference on Electric Power Systems, High Voltages, Electric Machines, Venice, Italy, 21-23 November 2007.
8.4.16. C.A. Bouroussis, F.V. Topalis, “Efficient distribution transformers in Europe”, ENERTECH 2007 2nd International Conference, Helexpo Palace, Athens, Greece, 18-21 October 2007.
8.4.17. R. Targosz, F.V. Topalis: “Energy efficiency of distribution transformers in Europe”, 9th International Conference on Electric Power Quality and Utilization, Barcelona, Spain, 9-11 October 2007.
8.4.18. L. Doulos, A. Tsangrassoulis, F.V. Topalis: “The impact of coloured glazing and spectral response of photosensors in the estimation of daylighting energy savings”, Proc. 2nd PALENC and 28th AIVC Conference, Crete, Greece, 27-29 September 2007.
8.4.19. L. Doulos, A. Tsangrassoulis, F.V. Topalis: “Development of a lighting control system for utilization of daylight”, Conference “Pythagoras”, Plomari, Lesvos, 5-8 July 2007.
8.4.20. L. Doulos, A. Tsangrassoulis, F.V. Topalis: “Reviewing the role of photosensors in lighting control systems”, 6th WSEAS International Conference on Applications of Electrical Engineering, Istanbul, Turkey, 27-29 May 2007.
8.4.21. S. Popadiuc, F.V. Topalis, C. Geambasu: “New achievements in Romanian engineering training in modelling power systems”, 6th WSEAS International Conference on Applications of Electrical Engineering, Istanbul, Turkey, 27-29 May 2007.
8.4.22. S. Popadiuc, B. Popa, C. Geambasu, F.V. Topalis: “Romania compliance with the EU requirements in environmental impact of HV installations”, 4th IASME/WSEAS International Conference on Heat Transfer, Thermal Engineering and Environment, Elounda, Greece, 21-23 August 2006.
8.4.23. L. Doulos, A. Tsangrassoulis, F.V. Topalis: “A critical review of simulation techniques for daylight responsive systems”, Dynamic Analysis, Simulation and Testing Applied to the Energy and Environmental Performance of Buildings, DYNASTEE 2005, Athens, 12-14 October 2005.
8.4.24. N.V. Bisketzis, G.I. Polymeropoulos, F.V. Topalis, A. Stockmar: “Mesopic luminance as a combination of photopic and scotopic ones: Some remarks on this approach”, Lux Europa 2005, 10th European Lighting Conference, Berlin, 19-21 September 2005.
8.4.25. N.V. Bisketzis, G.I. Polymeropoulos, F.V. Topalis: “Advantages of the mesopic approach for road lighting vs. the traditional photopic considerations”, Lighting in the XXI Century: Midterm Meeting of the Commission Internationale de l’ Eclairage (CIE) and International Lighting Congress, Leon, Spain, 18-21 May 2005.
8.4.26. I. Kateri, C. Orfanos, F. V. Topalis: “Experimental investigation of the luminous flux variation of fluorescent lamps caused by interharmonics and flicker of supply voltage”, Lighting in the XXI Century: Midterm Meeting of the Commission Internationale de l’ Eclairage (CIE) and International Lighting Congress, Leon, Spain, 18-21 May 2005.
8.4.27. I. Kateri, N. Chondrakis, G.A. Vokas, F.V. Topalis, E. Dialynas: “Benefits of installed wind farms in Greece”, Proceedings of the 4th Mediterranean Conference on Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Med Power 2004, Lemesos, Cyprus, 14-17 November 2004.
8.4.28. S.A. Suflis, I.E. Chatzakis, F.V. Topalis: “Influence of energy saving lamps on the power quality of low voltage networks in commercial and residential areas”, Proceedings of the 4th Mediterranean Conference on Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Med Power 2004, Lemesos, Cyprus, 14-17 November 2004.
8.4.29. E. Gluskin, F.V. Topalis, N. Bisketzis, A. Peled: “Fluorescent lighting and human vision: A system point of view”, Proceedings of 4th International Conference on Photo-Excited Processes and Applications, Lecce, Italy, 5-9 September 2004.
8.4.30. Μ. Karagiannopoulos, G. Polymeropoulos, N. Bisketzis, F.V. Topalis: “Optimization of a high impulse voltage measuring system”. CIGRE Greek National Committee, Session 2003, Athens, Greece, 27-28 November 2003.
8.4.31. S. A. Suflis, I. F. Gonos, F. V. Topalis, I. A. Stathopulos: “Study of the dielectric behaviour of non-uniformly polluted insulators”. Proceedings of 13th International Symposium on High Voltage Engineering, Paper No. 6-3, Delft, Netherlands, 25-29 August 2003.
8.4.32. I. F. Gonos, V.T. Kontargyri, F. V. Topalis, I. A. Stathopulos: “Transient behaviour of a horizontal electrode under impulse current”. Proceedings of 13th International Symposium on High Voltage Engineering, Paper No. 6-3, Delft, Netherlands, 25-29 August 2003.
8.4.33. L. Ekonomou, I. F. Gonos, I. A. Stathopulos, F. V. Topalis,: “Lightning performance evaluation of Hellenic high voltahe transmission lines”. Proceedings of 13th International Symposium on High Voltage Engineering, Paper No. 6-3, Delft, Netherlands, 25-29 August 2003.
8.4.34. N. Bisketzis, G. Polymeropoulos, F.V. Topalis: “Some remarks on the mesopic vision in comparison with the photopic and scotopic vision”, Proceedings of Iluminat 2003, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 8-9 May 2003.
8.4.35. C. Bouropusis, M. Athanasopoulou, F.V. Topalis: “Semi-autonomous photovoltaic system for street lighting”, Proceedings of Iluminat 2003, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 8-9 May 2003.
8.4.36. I. Kateri, N. Chondrakis, G.A. Vokas, F.V. Topalis: “Energy saving by utilization of daylight in school buildings”, Proceedings of Iluminat 2003, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 8-9 May 2003.
8.4.37. C. Orfanos, I.F. Gonos, F.V. Topalis: “Harmonic power measurements on discharge lamps”, Proceedings of the 3rd Mediterranean Conference on Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Med Power 2002, Athens, Greece, 4-6 November 2002.
8.4.38. F. Korovesis, G.A. Vokas, I.F. Gonos, F.V. Topalis: “Power supply harmonic distortion in weak low-voltage networks due to large scale installation of energy saving lamps”, Proceedings of the 3rd Mediterranean Conference on Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Med Power 2002, Athens, Greece, 4-6 November 2002.
8.4.39. N. Mpisketzis, G. Polymeropoulos, M.B. Kostic, F.V. Topalis: “Efficiency of road lighting installations from the point of view of mesopic vision”, Proceedings of the 3rd Mediterranean Conference on Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Med Power 2002, Athens, Greece, 4-6 November 2002.
8.4.40. V.T. Kontargyri, I.F. Gonos, F.V. Topalis, I.A. Stathopulos: “Transient behaviour of a horizontal grounding grid under impulse current”, Proceedings of the 3rd Mediterranean Conference on Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Med Power 2002, Athens, Greece, 4-6 November 2002.
8.4.41. S. Ioan, S. Hurdubetiu, F.V. Topalis, F. Marza: “Risk assessment in occupational health in high voltage substations”, Proceedings of the 3rd Mediterranean Conference on Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Med Power 2002, Athens, Greece, 4-6 November 2002.
8.4.42. C. Orfanos, F.V. Topalis: “A virtual instrumentation system for harmonic power measurements on discharge lamps”, Proceedings of the International Power Quality Conference 2002, Singapore, 21-25 October 2002.
8.4.43. G.A. Vokas, I. F. Gonos, F. Korovesis, F.V. Topalis: “Influence of compact fluorescent lamps on the power quality of weak low voltage networks supplied by autonomous photovoltaic stations”, PowerTech’2001, Vol. 1, Porto, Portugal, 10-13 September, 2001.
Citations
1. Wouter Ryckaert, “Vermindering van de spanningsvervorming in distributienetten met resistieve shunt-harmonische impedanties”, Doctor in de Ingenieurswetenschappen: Werktuigkunde-Elektrotechniek, Universiteit Gent, 2005-06.
2. Fabio Mendes da Silva, Nelson Jose Camelo, Osvaldo R. Saavedra, Walbermark M. dos Santos, “Iluminação Baseada em Sistemas Fotovoltaicos: Análise de Desempenho sob Condições de Tensão não-senoidal”, Proceedings of the 5th Latin-American Congress on Electricity Generation and Transmission (CLAGTEE 2003), Sao Pedro, Brasil, 16-20 November, 2003.
8.4.44. N. Kolev, T. Genovski, F.V. Topalis: “Analysis and investigation of electrical breakdown critical areas of high voltage current transformer”, Proceedings of 12th International Symposium on High Voltage Engineering, Paper No. 6-3, Bangalore, India, 20-24 August 2001.
8.4.45. I.F. Gonos, F.V. Topalis, I.A. Stathopulos: “Modelling of a grounding grid using an electrolytic tank”, Proceedings of 12th International Symposium on High Voltage Engineering, Paper No. 2-16, Bangalore, India, 20-24 August 2001.
8.4.46. I.F. Gonos, L. Ekonomou, F.V. Topalis, I.A. Stathopulos: “A simplified lightning location system”, Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Lightning Protection, Rhodos, Greece, September 18-22, 2000.
8.4.47. E.K. Triantafilopoulou, I.F. Gonos, F.V. Topalis: “Development of a low-cost, fully automated goniophotometer”, Proceedings of the 10th Scientific Symposium on Metrology and Metrology Assurance, Sozopol, pp. 821-86, September 14-17, 2000.
8.4.48. A.D. Adamopoulos, H.D. Kambezidis, D. Zevgolis, F.V. Topalis: “Investigation of the atmospheric turbidity using spectral measurements of solar radiation”, Technologies of renewable energy sources & environment, pp. 301-309, Athens, December 2000.
8.4.49. S.A. Suflis, I.F. Gonos, F.V. Topalis, I.A. Stathopulos: “Simplified model for AC flashover of polluted insulators”, CIGRE Greek National Committee, Session 1999, Athens, Greece, 2-3 December 1999.
8.4.50. F. V. Topalis, I. F. Gonos, M.B. Kostic: “Effects of changing line voltage on the harmonic current of compact fluorescent lamps”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Power and Energy Systems, Las Vegas, USA, November 8-10, 1999.
8.4.51. F.V. Topalis, A.A. Kanellias, E.K. Triantafilopoulou, V.D. Petrova, H.D. Kambezidis: “Spectral analysis of solar radiation for the determination of the air constituents and pollutants”, Proceedings of Balkan Light ’99, Varna, October 1999.
8.4.52. I.F. Gonos, M.B. Kostic, F.V. Topalis: “Harmonic distortion in electric power systems introduced by compact fluorescent lamps”, Proceedings of IEEE Budapest Power Tech, Paper BPT99-222-41, Budapest, Aug. 29-Sept. 2, 1999.
Citations
1. Cristina Gherasim, “Signal processing for voltage and current measurements in power quality assessment”, PhD Thesis, Katholieke Univeriteit Leuven, Faculteit Ingenieurswetenschappen, Departement Elektrotechniek (ESAT), Leuven, Belgium, May 2006.
2. Mario S.F. Brugnoni, Inga Rosana Iribarne, “Estudio de Impactos en Redes de Distribucion y Medio Ambiente – Debidos al Uso Intensivo de Lamparas Fluorescentes Compactas”, Secretaria de Energia, Subsecretaria de Energia Electrica, Direccion Nacional de Promocion, Programa de Calidad de Artefactos Energeticos (PROCAE), Grupo Energia y Ambiente (GEA), Universidad de Buenos Aires, Facultad de Ingeneria, Mayo 2006.
3. E. O.A. Larsson, C.M. Lundmark, M.H.J. Bollen, “Measurement of current taken by fluorescent lights in the frequency range 2-150 kHz”, IEEE Power Engineering Society - 2006 General Meeting, Montreal, Canada, June 18-22, 2006.
4. Fabio Mendes da Silva, Nelson Jose Camelo, Osvaldo R. Saavedra, Walbermark M. dos Santos, “Iluminação Baseada em Sistemas Fotovoltaicos: Análise de Desempenho sob Condições de Tensão não-senoidal”, Proceedings of the 5th Latin-American Congress on Electricity Generation and Transmission (CLAGTEE 2003), Sao Pedro, Brasil, 16-20 November, 2003.
8.4.53. I.F. Gonos, F.V. Topalis, I.A. Stathopulos: “Transient impedance of grounding rods”, Proceedings of 11th International Symposium on High Voltage Engineering, Vol. 2, Paper 2.272.S15, London, August 1999.
Citations
1. Jinliang He, Rong Zeng, Yu Li, Bo Zhang, “Lighting impulse property of vertical grounding rod”, Proceedings of 28th International Conference on Lightning Protection (ICLP 2006), Kanazawa, Japan, September 2006
2. Eduardo T. Tuma, “Proposta de um novo modelo para analise dos comportamentos transitorio e estacionario de sistemas de aterramento, usando-se o metodo FDTD”, PhD Thesis, Universidade Federal Do Para Centro Tecnologico, Belem-Para-Brasil, 2005.
3. Eduardo T. Tuma, Rodrigo Oliveira, Carlos Leonidas da S.S. Sobrinho, “New model of current impulse injection and potential measurement in transient analysis of grounding systems in homogeneous and stratified soils using the FDTD method”, Proceedings of VIII International Symposiun on Lightning Protection, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 21-25 September 2005.
4. Agus Supardi, “Pengaruh Frekuensi Arus terhadap Magnitude Impedansi Pentanahan Satu Elektrode Batang”, Jurnal Teknik Elektro dan Komputer Emitor, Vol. 4, No. 2, September 2004.
5. Bok-Hee Lee, Ju-Hong Eom, Sung-Man Kang, “Frequency dependence of grounding impedances in lightning protection system”, Proceedings of 27th International Conference on Lightning Protection (ICLP 2004), Avignon, France, September 2004.
6. Kyung-Chul Kim, Seung-Hyun Paik, Jong-Ki Choi, Il-Moo Lee, Nam-woong Baek, “The ground impedance modeling using pattern search method for neutral harmonic analysis”, Journal of the korean Ynstitute of llluminating and Electrical installation Engineers, Vol 18, No 4, pp. 181-187, July 2004.
7. Yanqing Gao, Jinliang He, Jun Zou, “Transient performance of grounding rods considering soil ionization”, 4th Asian Symposiun on Applied Electromagnetics ASAEM, pp. 498-503, Seoul Korea, 22-25 October 2003, 2003.
8. Jinliang He, Rong Zeng, Youping Tu, Jun Zou, Shuiming Chen, Zhicheng Guan, “Laboratory investigation of impulse characteristics of transmission tower grounding devices”, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 18, Issue 3, pp. 994-1001, July 2003.
9. Leonid Grcev, Vesna Arnautovski-Toseva, “Grounding systems modelling for high frequencies and transients: Some fundamental considerations”, Proceedings of IEEE Bologna Power Tech 2003, Bologna, Italy, 23-26 June 2003.
10. Agus Supardi, “Pengaruh Frekuensi Arus terhadap Magnitude Impedansi Pentanahan Satu Elektrode Batang”, Jurnal Teknik Elektro dan Komputer Emitor, Vol. 3, No. 1, Maret 2003.
8.4.54. I.F. Gonos, I.A. Stathopulos, F.V. Topalis: “Development of a lightning recording and location system”, Proceedings of 11th International Symposium on High Voltage Engineering, Vol. 2, Paper 2.196.S9, London, August 1999.
8.4.55. I.F. Gonos, S.A. Suflis, F.V. Topalis, I.A. Stathopulos: “Computer methods for the determination of the critical parameters of polluted insulators”, Proceedings of the 1st Mediterranean Conference on Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Med Power 1998, Lefkosia, Cyprus, November 1998.
8.4.56. A.D. Adamopoulos, H.D. Kambezidis, D. Zevgolis, F.V. Topalis, V. Djepa: “Aerosol optical thickness through modified Langley-plots in the atmosphere of Athens”, Proceedings of 2nd ISES-Europe Solar Congress, Vol. 1, pp. I.1.1-1-7, Portoroz, Slovenia, September 14-17, 1998.
8.4.57. A.D. Adamopoulos, H.D. Kambezidis, D. Zevgolis, F.V. Topalis, V. Djepa: “Variability of total optical thickness in the atmosphere of Athens”, Proceedings of 2nd ISES-Europe Solar Congress, Vol. 1, pp. I.1.2-1-7, Portoroz, Slovenia, September 14-17, 1998.
8.4.58. I.F. Gonos, M.K. Antoniou, F.V. Topalis, I.A. Stathopulos: “Behaviour of a grounding system under impulse lightning current”, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Optimization of Electrical and Electronic Equipments, pp. 171-174, Brasov, May 1998.
Citations
1. Eduardo T. Tuma, Ronaldo O. dos Santos, Carlos Leonidas da Silva Souza, “Transient analysis of parametrs governing grounding systems by the FDTD method”, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Vol. 4, Issue 1, pp. 55-61, March 2006.
2. Eduardo Tannus Tuma, Ronaldo O. dos Santos, Rodrigo M. S. de Oliveira, Carlos Leônidas da Silva Souza, “Analise do Comportamento Transitorio dos Parametros de Sistemas de Aterramento Usando o Metodo FDTD”, IEEE Latin America Transactions, Vol. 4, Issue 1, pp. 55-61, March 2006.
3. Agus Supardi, “Pengaruh Frekuensi Arus terhadap Magnitude Impedansi Pentanahan Satu Elektrode Batang”, Jurnal Teknik Elektro dan Komputer Emitor, Vol. 4, No. 2, September 2004.
4. Agus Supardi, “Pengaruh Frekuensi Arus terhadap Magnitude Impedansi Pentanahan Satu Elektrode Batang”, Jurnal Teknik Elektro dan Komputer Emitor, Vol. 3, No. 1, Maret 2003.
8.4.59. H.D. Kambezidis, A.D. Adamopoulos, V. Djepa, D. Zevgolis, F.V. Topalis: “A radiative model based on multispectral solar direct radiation measurements”. Proceedings of the Envirosoft98, 7th International Conference on Development and Application of Computer Techniques to Environmental Studies, pp. 89–98, 10–12 November, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, WITPRESS, Boston.
Citations
1. Christian A. Gueymard: “Interdisciplinary applications of a versatile spectral solar irradiance model: A review”. Energy, Vol. 30, Issue 9, pp. 1551-1576, July 2005.
8.4.60. S.A. Suflis, I.A. Stathopulos, F.V. Topalis: “Dielectric behaviour of non-uniformly polluted insulators”, CIGRE Greek National Committee, Session 1995, Athens, Greece, November 1995.
8.4.61. H.D. Kambezidis, N.K. Sakellariou, F.V. Topalis, A.A. Kanellias: “Automatic correction of satellite images due to atmospheric effects”, Proceedings of 21st Conference of Remote Sensing Society, Southampton, September 1995.
8.4.62. I.A. Stathopulos, F.V. Topalis: “A stochastic model for the evaluation of the surface flashover on polluted insulators”, Proceedings of 9th International Symposium on High Voltage Engineering, Paper No. 3195, Vol. 3, pp. 3195/1-3195/4, Graz, August 1995.
Citations
1. Felix Amarh, “Electric transmission line flashover prediction system”, Ph.D. Thesis, Arizona State University, Power Systems Engineering Research Center, Arizona USA, May 2001.
8.4.63. F.V. Topalis, I.A. Stathopulos: “Barrier effect on electrical breakdown in air gaps: A theoretical approach”, Proceedings of 9th International Symposium on High Voltage Engineering, Paper No. 21.47, Vol. 2, pp. 2147/1-2147/4, Graz, August 1995.
Citations
1. A. Kara, O. Kalenderli, K. Mardikyan, “The effect of dielectric barriers to the electric field of rod-plane air gap”, Proceedings of 1st International COMSOL Multiphysics User Conference, Prague, 27 October 2006.
2. Mats Sjöberg, “Charge accumulation in hybrid high voltage insulation”. Doctoral thesis, Chalmers University of Technology, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Göteborg, Sweden, March 2003, ISBN 91-7291-266-9.
3. Α. Zouaghi, A. Beroual, “Barrier effect on the dielectric strength of oil gaps under DC voltage”, Proceedings of the 1998 IEEE International Symposium on Electrical Insulation, pp. 640-643, Arlington, Virginia USA, 7-10 June 1998.
4. M. Abdel-Salam, H. Singer, A. Ahmed, J., “The barrier effect on the onset voltage of negative corona in air”, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, Vol. 30, Issue 6, pp. 1017-1028, 1997.
8.4.64. H.D. Kampezidis, N.K. Sakellariou, F.V. Topalis, A.A. Kanellias, V.D. Petrova: "Passive pyrheliometric scanner space applications”, Earth Observation and Monitoring Systems, Proceedings of the 1st Workshop with the support of European Commission, DG XII, Hellenic Committee for Space Research and Technology, Athens, January 1995.
8.4.65. F.V. Topalis, N. Leontides, I.A. Stathopulos: “Investigation of the dielectric behavior of non-uniformly polluted insulators”, Proceedings of X International Conference on Gas Discharges and their Applications, Vol. 2, pp. 564-567, Swansea, September 1992.
Citations
1. Boubakeur Zegnini, Djillali Mahi, Juan Martinez-Vega, Abdelkader Chaker: “Modelling AC arcs developing along electrolytic surfaces simulating practical polluted insulator using an original laboratory model”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, ISSN 0973-4562, Vol. 2, Issue 1, pp. 109–124, 2007.
2. D.C. Chaurasia, “Scintillation modelling for insulator strings under polluted conditions”, 11th International Symposium on High Voltage Engineering, Vol. 4, pp. 224-227, London, August 1999.
3. H.G. Gopal, G.R. Nagabhushana, “A circuit model to find the voltage and temperature distribution on the surface of a polluted insulator, 9th International Symposium on High Voltage Engineering, Graz, 28 August-1 September, 1995.
8.4.66. F.V. Topalis, I.A. Stathopulos: “Barrier effect on electrical breakdown in non uniform small and medium air gaps”, Proceedings of IEE 6th International Conference on Dielectric Materials, Measurements and Applications", pp. 439-442, Manchester, September 1992.
Citations
1. A. Kara, E. Onal, O. Kalenderli, K. Mardikyan, “The effect of insulating barriers on AC breakdown voltage in inhomogenous field”, Proceedings of IEEE MELECON 2006, Malaga, Spain, 16-19 May 2006, pp. 1206- 1208.
2. A. Kara, O. Kalenderli, K. Mardikyan, “The effect of dielectric barriers to the electric field of rod-plane air gap”, Proceedings of 1st International COMSOL Multiphysics User Conference, Prague, 27 October 2006.
8.4.67. I.A. Stathopulos, F.V. Topalis: “Expansion of dry zones across polluted insulators”, CIGRE Greek National Committee, Session 1991, Athens, Greece, November 1991.
8.4.68. F.V. Topalis, I.A. Stathopulos: "Pre-breakdown phenomena and breakdown in air gaps under impulse voltages", CIGRE Greek National Committee, Session 1991, Athens, Greece, November 1991.
8.4.69. I.A. Stathopulos, F.V. Topalis: “Investigation of the dielectric behavior of polluted insulators using a stochastic model”, Proceedings of 7th International Symposium on High Voltage Engineering, Paper No. 43.21, Vol. 4, pp. 245-248, Dresden, August 1991.
8.4.70. F.V. Topalis, I.A. Stathopulos: "Barrier effect in small and medium air gaps", Proceedings of 7th International Symposium on High Voltage Engineering, Paper No. 42.23, Vol. 4, pp. 157-160, Dresden, August 1991.
Citations
1. Li Ming, Mats Leijon, Tord Bengtsson, “DC flashover mechanism in a rod/rod gap with clean and contaminated barrier” Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Properties and Applications of Dielectric Materials, ISBN 0-7803-1307-0, Brisbane, Australia, 3-8 Jul 1994
2. Li Ming, Mats Leijon, Tord Bengtsson, Mat Darveniza, “Barrier effect in a rod/rod air gap under DC voltage”, Proceedings of 7th International Symposium on Gaseous Dielectrics, pp. 169-175, Knoxville, USA, 1994.
3. Li Ming, Mats Leijon, Tord Bengtsson, “Barrier effects in air gaps under DC voltage”, Proceedings of NORD-IS, pp. 315-324, Vasa, Finland, 1994.
4. E. Wasilenko, M. Olesz, “Effect of solid barrier with circular opening on impulse breakdown of rod-plain air-gap”, Proceedings of Xth International Conference on Gas Discharges and their Applications, Vol. 2, pp. 636-639, Swansea, September 1992.
8.4.71. P.N. Nikolopoulos, F.V. Topalis, F.G. Drampalos: "A computer model for the investigation of errors related to the measurement of high impulse voltages", Proceedings of 6th International Symposium on High Voltage Engineering, Paper No. 20.10, Vol. 1, New Orleans, August 1989.
8.4.72. F.V. Topalis, I.A. Stathopulos: "Impulse breakdown of medium air gaps", Proceedings of 6th International Symposium on High Voltage Engineering, Paper No. 34.06, Vol. 2, New Orleans, August 1989.
Citations
1. D.E. Gourgoulis, P.N. Mikropoulos, C.A. Stassinopoulos, C.G. Yakinthos, “Behaviour of positive conductor-rod gaps stressed by impulse voltages in atmospheric air”, IEE Science-Measurement-Technology, Vol. 144, Issue 5, September 1997.
2. D.E. Gourgoulis, P.N. Mikropoulos, C.A. Stassinopoulos, “On the corona inception in medium length positive rod-plane gaps under impulse voltages with long wave tails”, Facta Universitatis, Vol. 10, Issue 1, pp. 91-105, 1997.
3. Δ.Ε. Γουργούλης, “Ηλεκτρική διάσπαση σχεδόν ομοιογενών και ανομοιογενών διακένων στον ατμοσφαιρικό αέρα”, Διδακτορική διατριβή, Πανεπιστήμιο Θεσσαλονίκης, 1997.
4. D.E. Gourgoulis, C.A. Stassinopoulos, C.G. Yakinthos, “Impulse breakdown of positive conductor-rod gaps”, 31st Universities Power Engineering Conf., Vol. 3, pp. 740-743, 1996, Iraklion.
5. Π.Ν. Μικρόπουλος, “Επίδραση της υγρασίας και άλλων παραμέτρων στη διάσπαση ανομοιογενών διακένων στον ατμοσφαιρικό αέρα”, Διδακτορική διατριβή, Πανεπιστήμιο Θεσσαλονίκης, 1995.
6. E. Pyrgioti, C. Menemenlis, “Factors affecting the discharge parameters of small positive rod-plabe gaps in atmospheric air”, European Transactions on Electrical Power Engineering (ETEP), Vol. 2, Issue 3, pp. 179-185, May/June 1992.
7. Ε. Πυργιώτη, “Επίδραση της μορφής θετικής κρουστικής τάσης και των παραμέτρων του διακένου στην εξέλιξη της διάσπασης σε μικρά διάκενα αέρα”, Διδακτορική διατριβή, Πανεπιστήμιο Πατρών, 1991.
8.4.73. F.V. Topalis, I.A. Stathopulos, N.J. Theodorou: "Measurement of the response characteristics of a resistive divider for steep high impulse voltages", Proceedings of 4th International Conference on High Technology in the Power Industry, Power High Tech 89, pp. 625-630, Valencia, July 1989.
8.4.74. G.I. Theodorakis, F.V. Topalis, I.A. Stathopulos: "Parameter identification of the polluted insulator model", Proceedings of International Symposium on Simulation and Modelling, pp. 103-106, Lugano, June 1989.
8.4.75. F.G. Drampalos, F.V. Topalis, P.D. Bourkas, I.A. Stathopulos: "Computer assisted investigation of measuring errors on high impulse voltage test circuits", Proceedings of International Symposium on Simulation and Modeling, pp. 111-114, Lugano, June 1989.
8.4.76. F.V. Topalis, T. Katsabekis, P.D. Bourkas, I.A. Stathopulos: "Corona inception and breakdown in medium air gaps under switching impulse voltages", Proceedings of IX International Conference on Gas Discharges and their Applications pp. 467-470, Venezia, September 1988.
Citations
1. P. Ortega, F. Heilbronner, F. Ruhling, R. Diaz, M. Rodiere, “Charge-voltage relationship of the first impulse corona in long airgaps”, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, Vol. 38, pp 2215-2226, 2005.
2. D. Gourgoulis, C. Stassinopoulos, “Influence of humidity on the pre-break-down phenomena in rod-plane gaps under impulse voltages with long wave tails”, Facta Universitatis, Series: Electronics and Energetics, Vol. 10, Issue 2, pp 281 – 294, 1997.
3. Π.Ν. Μικρόπουλος, “Επίδραση της υγρασίας και άλλων παραμέτρων στη διάσπαση ανομοιογενών διακένων στον ατμοσφαιρικό αέρα”, Διδακτορική διατριβή, Πανεπιστήμιο Θεσσαλονίκης, 1995.
4. P.N. Mikropoulos, C.A. Stassinopoulos, “Influence of humidity on the breakdown mechanism of medium length rod-plane gaps stressed by positive impulse voltages”, IEE Science-Measurement-Technology, Vol. 141, Issue 5, September 1994.
8.4.77. P.N. Nikolopoulos, F.V. Τopalis: "Error free registration of high impulse voltages", Proceedings of 5th International Symposium on High Voltage Engineering, Paper No. 71.03, Vol. 3, Braunschweig, August 1987.
Citations
1. I. Kollar, P. Osvath, W.S. Zaengl, “Numerical correction and deconvolution of noisy high voltage impulses by means of Kalman filtering”, IEEE International Symposiun on Electrical Insulation, Boston USA, pp 359-363, 5-8 June 1988.
8.4.78. P.N. Nikolopoulos, F.V. Topalis: "A general method of correction of errors in high impulse voltage measuring systems", Proceedings of 5th International Symposium on High Voltage Engineering, Paper No. 65.08, Vol. 2, Athens, September 1983.
8.4.79. P.N. Nikolopoulos, F.V. Topalis: "Complete numerical correction of errors of high impulse voltages", Proceedings of 4th International Symposium on High Voltage Engineering, Paper No. 65.09, Vol. 2, Athens, September 1983.
8.5. PAPERS IN INTERNATIONAL MEETINGS
8.5.1. “Energy savings in distribution transformers”, Meeting of Centre for Renewable Energy Sources, Athens, 30 January 2007.
8.5.2. “Recent trends in mesopic vision and issues for further research”, COST Strategic Workshop on Lighting Technology for the Future, Heraclion-Crete, Greece, 1-3 December 2006.
8.5.3. F.V. Topalis: “Energy savings in indoor lighting installations”, Conference of Academy of Athens, Athens, 3 November 2006.
8.5.4. C.A. Bouroussis, F.V. Topalis: “Strategies for development and diffusion of energy efficient distribution transformers”, Conference of Academy of Athens, Athens, 3 November 2006.
8.5.5. E. Fokitis, G. Garipov, B. Khrenov, S. Maltezos, A.G. Kalydas, V. Kytopoulos, K. Manolatou, D. Papadimitriou, E. Papantonopoulos, P. Sommers, F. Topalis, A. Travlos, R. Vlastou, G. Kiriakidis, E. Chatzitheodoridis, K. Moschovis: “Status of optical filter development for AUGER fluorescence detector”, Workshop of Pierre Auger Collaborate Meeting, Itacarusa, Brazil, May 17-28, 1998.
8.5.6. E. Fokitis, A. Kanellias, B. Khrenov, V. Kytopoulos, S. Maltezos, K. Manolatou, R. Vlastou A.G. Kalydas, F. Topalis, A. Travlos, D Andrakakis: “Optical filter design R&D for AUGER fluorescence detector”, Workshop of Pierre Auger Collaborate Meeting, Utah, USA, June 6, 1997.
8.5.7. P.N. Nikolopoulos, F.V. Topalis: "The correction of errors in high impulse voltage measuring systems", CIGRE meeting, 33-82 (WG 03), pp. 1-17, Pugnochiuso, 1982.

Other activities
  • Reviewer of IEE Proceedings - Science, Measurement and Technology, IEE Proceedings - Electric Power Applications, IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation, European Transactions on Electrical Power (ETEP), International Journal of Energy Systems.
  • Organizer of the conference “Pythagoras”, Plomari, Lesvos, Greece, 5-8 July 2007.
  • Representative of Greece in the Committee of Balkan Light
  • Member of the international committee of 5th IASME International Conference on Electric Power Systems, High Voltages and Electrical Machines (Power’05), Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, 16-18 December 2005.
  • Member of the international committee of 8th CSCC International Multiconference on Circuits, Systems, Communications, Computers, Vouliagmeni, Greece, 12-14 July 2004
  • Reviewer of the international scientific journals “IEE Proceedings - Science, Measurement and Technology” and “International Journal of Energy Systems”.
  • Representative of Greece to the Balkan Lighting Committee.
  • Member of the Greek research team of the international experiment “Pierre Auger”.
  • Member of the international committee of 8th CSCC International Multiconference on Circuits, Systems, Communications, Computers, Athens, 4-6 November 2002
  • Member of the local organizing committee of Med Power 2002 - 3rd Mediterranean Conference on Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Athens, 2002.
  • Member of the international committee of the international conference EuroPES 2002, Power and Energy Systems, Iraklion, 2002.
  • Member of the international committee of the international conference AIA 2001, Artificial Intelligence and Applications, Marbella, 2002.
  • Member of the international committee of the international conference EuroPES 2001, Power and Energy Systems, Ρόδος, 2001.
  • Member of the international committee of the international conference AIA 2001, Artificial Intelligence and Applications, Marbella, 2001.
  • Member of the organizing committee of the conference "The Meeting of Athens", Athens, May 2001.
  • Member of the committee of the Pedagogical Institute (1999) for the determination of the curricula for the professional and technological schools (electrical sector - building electrical systems and car automation).
  • Member of the thematic committee of the Training Centre of the Hellenic Association of Mechanical and Electrical Engineers (1998-now).
  • Member of the committee of the Technical Chamber of Greece for professional maters and education of the electrical engineers (1995-now).
  • Member of the Arbitration Committee of the Technical Chamber of Greece for the mechanical & electrical engineering sector (1998-now).
  • Assessor of the Hellenic Accreditation System (1999-now)
  • Reviewer of the books published by the Pedagogical Institute for the professional and technological schools (1999-2002).
  • Operator of the Laboratory of High Voltages, accredited to ISO 9001, and Technical Manager of Lighting and responsible for designs.
  • Scientific responsible of the research team that was awarded with the 1st prize from the National Technical University of Athens for the study “Rational use of lighting in the buildings of the university campus and pilot application in the Building No. B of General Sciences” (1998).
 
 
 
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