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Simulation Study for Electromagnetic Pulse by High-Altitude Nuclear Explosion
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Simulation Study for Electromagnetic Pulse by High-Altitude Nuclear Explosion
Kah, Dong-Ha; Shim, Woosup;
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This paper describes computer simulation program of high-altitude electromagnetic pulse (HEMP). The HEMP is produced by the gamma rays form high-altitude nuclear explosion. The gamma rays generate a current of compton electron that leads to the production of electromagnetic fields. In case of high altitude nuclear burst, the electrical fields at the earth's surface are strong enough to be damaged for electrical and electronic device over a very much larger area. Therefore, national infrastructure will be serious damage such as power grid and communication network. In this paper introduce simulation program for calculation of HEMP and present to simulation study results of high altitude nuclear explosion experiment from U.S. and U.S.S.R.
EMP;High-Altitude Nuclear Explosion;HEMP;
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