lightning generator

lightning generator

[′līt·niŋ ‚jen·ə‚rād·ər]
(electricity)
A high-voltage power supply used to generate surge voltages resembling lightning, for testing insulators and other high-voltage components.
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The following sampling of EMC-related products runs the gamut from an online design tool to near-field probes, a broadband RF amplifier, and a lightning generator.
The AVI3000 indirect lightning generator allows companies to test products for outside electromagnetic interference to help determine whether or not a product or vessel can stand up to new regulations.
com)-- Advanced Test Equipment Rentals (ATEC) is a worldwide leading rental company of test equipment for military, defense, aerospace, communications, semiconductor, consumer electronics and many other sectors has entered into a partnering agreement with EMC Partner to carry the AVI3000 Indirect Lightning Generator for rent.
Invented by Dublin-born newspaper reporter Tom Prendeville, the Solar Atmospheric Lightning Generator apparently uses a hidden quality present in sunlight and sheet lightning - the ability to disinfect the air.
The lightning generator and the EUT are set up in a shielded enclosure on a ground plane that is used to represent the earth return.
Contract notice: Acquisition and maintenance operational condition of a lightning generator
US normative documents SAE ARP 5412: 2013 [1] and SAE ARP 5416: 2013 [2] define the requirements for amplitude-time parameters (ATP) of artificial lightning current pulses generated by the corresponding high-voltage lightning generators, commonly referred to as high-voltage generators of current of lightning (GCL), on electrical loads of aerospace equipment, tested for lightning.
Conducted earlier this month at the Deutsches Museum in Munich with one of the strongest lightning generators in Germany, the demonstration featured Coriant CloudWave Optics-based 100 Gbps coherent optical transmission over Optical Ground Wire (OPGW) cable, which is commonly used in aerial fiber applications alongside power lines.
Contract award: operational maintenance of direct effects lightning generators (super dicom and 5 mv).
Maintenance in operational condition lightning generators direct effects (Super Dicom and 5 Mv).