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electromagnetic pulse

[i¦lek·trō·mag′ned·ik ′pəls]
(electromagnetism)
The pulse of electromagnetic radiation generated by a large thermonuclear explosion.
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House Armed Services Committee that established the Commission to Assess the Threat to the United States from Electromagnetic Pulse Attack (the EMP Commission) under the National Defense Authorization Act of 2001.
A high-frequency module preconditions the signals for measurement and determines when the electromagnetic pulse started and stopped.
To obtain high quality images with high resolution, the electromagnetic pulse envelope width (defined as width of analytic envelope at half maximum) should not exceed few hundred ps.
Figure 1 shows a shielded coaxial cable connecting a client with a host located over a perfectly conducting ground illuminated by an external electromagnetic pulse.
As the FDTD could not be directly used in solving the effect of UWB electromagnetic pulse on the objectives, this research adopted a method to make the UWB electromagnetic pulse equivalent to the accumulation effects of several time-harmonic fields that could be directly calculated with the FDTD.
Antoni Jan Nalborczyk, MPE's technical director, says: "The intense electromagnetic pulse created by a high-altitude nuclear blast could disable, damage or destroy electrical power supply networks, unprotected items of electrical equipment and electrical controls for key service industries over a wide area of the earth's surface.
A decade-long study by the Commission to Assess the Threat to the United States from Electromagnetic Pulse Attack has done little more than affirm that an attack is possible and that the U.
The Dong-a Ilbo newspaper on Friday quoted a South Korean military official as saying North Korea's use of electromagnetic pulse technology prevented South Korea from retaliating effectively.
Scientists are said to fear that a similar effect could be achieved by a hostile power exploding a nuclear weapon in space, producing a massive burst of electromagnetic energy known as a high altitude electromagnetic pulse.
NAVSEA is the "technical authority" for the following electromagnetic spectrum-related issues that affect ships and submarines: electromagnetic interference (EMI) control; electromagnetic compatibility (EMC); electromagnetic pulse (EMP); and radiation hazards (RADHAZ).
However, the military expectation is that the equipment last for a longer period of time in harsher battlefield environments, including environments of extreme heat or cold as well as severe electromagnetic environments, such as those with a high-altitude electromagnetic pulse (HEMP).
But I showed it to the Asian Tour physiotherapist Eunice and she treated me with electromagnetic pulse therapy.

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