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A Success Story

My lifestyle has changed positively since the beginning of Covid-19, thanks to digital detox challenge!

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Zhao Chen Nominated for Best Paper!

The paper Mutual Influence of Cavity Resonances of a Shielding Enclosure on the Resonance of a Dipole Inside that Enclosure by Zhao CHEN (ESR12) has been nominated as Best Paper Candidate at the 2021 Joint IEEE EMC+ SIPI symposium and EMC Europe!

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The Threat of Intentional Electromagnetic Interference (IEMI)

In the movie Ocean's Eleven, starring George Clooney and Julia Roberts, 11 criminals use a physical device called "the pinch" to facilitate a criminal act in Las Vegas. This device is nothing more than a source that emits electromagnetic pulses that can trigger a blackout in a portion of the power grid. From this perspective, the criminals' goal was to affect the electric grid of the ''city that never sleeps'' to facilitate the theft of a safe containing the wealth of three casinos. This type of criminal act sounds like something out of a Hollywood action movie, doesn't it? But make no mistake, this threat has a name, it's REAL and is growing in concern by experts and entities worldwide. This blog will introduce the so-called Intentional Electromagnetic Interference (IEMI) threat and why it should be considered carefully in critical infrastructure security plans.

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