capacitive divider

capacitive divider

[kə¦pas·əd·iv di′vīd·ər]
(electricity)
Two or more capacitors placed in series across a source, making available a portion of the source voltage across each capacitor; the voltage across each capacitor will be inversely proportional to its capacitance.
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The EVT is the latest addition to Maxwell's CONDIS family of high-voltage capacitors and capacitive dividers, and is used for digital current and voltage monitoring in smart grids to guarantee measurement accuracy of the grid.