- Computing & Information Technology
- Telecommunications and remote sensing
- Electromagnetic pulse (EMP)
Electromagnetic pulse (EMP)
Pfeffer, Robert A. U.S. Army, Nuclear and Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction Agency, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
- Initial nuclear radiation
- EMP generation in a high-altitude burst
- Characteristics for a high-altitude burst
- Surface-burst EMP
- Internal EMP
- Additional Readings
A transient electromagnetic signal produced by a nuclear explosion in or above the Earth's atmosphere. Though not considered dangerous to people, the electromagnetic pulse (EMP) is a potential threat to many electronic systems.
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