Using thin metal layers on composite structures for shielding the electromagnetic pulse caused by nearby lightning

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    Abstract

    Electronic systems in composite structures could be vulnerable to the (dominant magnetic) field caused by a lightning strike, because only thin layers of metal can be used on composite structures. Thin layers result in a very low shielding effectiveness against magnetic fields. Many experiments using large 10/350μs lightning current impulses have been carried out nearby several structures to investigate the effect of field coupling.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publication10th International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC Europe 2011)
    Place of PublicationUSA
    PublisherIEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility Society
    Pages440-444
    Number of pages5
    ISBN (Print)978-0-9541146-3-3
    Publication statusPublished - 29 Sep 2011
    EventEMC Europe 2011: International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility - York, UK, York, United Kingdom
    Duration: 26 Sep 201130 Sep 2011

    Publication series

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    PublisherIEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility Society

    Conference

    ConferenceEMC Europe 2011
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    CityYork
    Period26/09/1130/09/11
    OtherSeptember 26-30, 2011

    Keywords

    • METIS-278868
    • 10/350μs lightning pulse
    • EWI-20623
    • Shielding effectiveness
    • skin effect
    • IR-78184

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