Faraday shield


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Faraday shield

[′far·ə‚dā ‚shēld]
(electricity)
Electrostatic shield composed of wire mesh or a series of parallel wires, usually connected at one end to another conductor which is grounded. Also known as Faraday cage; Faraday screen.
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Assuming you had no protection whatsoever, you can improvise a simple Faraday Shield from household silver foil or indeed any metal.
A Faraday shield, she said, is another method of attacking the problem of bearing currents; so, too, is the use of a new dual bridge inverter designed to eliminate the common mode voltage.
In addition, communication may be required with paratroopers, dumb loads or smart loads that leave the aircraft during flight after the aircraft Faraday shield is opened (cargo ramp lowered in flight).
Pulse's winding configuration meets Class 1 requirements for immunity to external magnetic fields and an additional Faraday shield over the winding prevents electrostatic voltage coupling from the AC voltage of the conductor.
The addition of a Faraday shield over the winding prevents electrostatic coupling from the AC voltage of the primary conductor and acts as an effective barrier against external electrical fields associated with nearby current carrying conductors.