Electromagnetic-pulse meaning

The pulse of intense electromagnetic radiation generated by a nuclear explosion.
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A short-duration, broadband, high-intensity emission of electromagnetic energy, such as lightning.
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A pulse of intense electromagnetic radiation generated by certain physical events, especially by a nuclear explosion. The pulse includes a continuous spectrum of low frequencies and can interfere with the operation of electrical equipment.
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See EMP.
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A short-duration burst of high-intensity electromagnetic radiation generated by a physical event, in particular by a large thermonuclear explosion in the atmosphere. The pulse causes a damaging surge of voltage within electrical and electronic systems.
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Compton-recoil electrons and photoelectrons from photons scattered in the materials of a nuclear event causing electric and magnetic fields to couple with electrical and electronic systems to produce damaging current surges.
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