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faraday cage protects against lightningFaraday cage protects electronic and electronically actuated equipment from lightning. Follows standard lightning-protection principles. Whether lightning strikes cage or cables running to equipment, current canceled or minimized in equipment and discharged into ground. Applicable to protection of scientific instruments, computers, radio transmitters and receivers, and power-switching equipment.
Document ID
19920000497
Document Type
Other - NASA Tech Brief
Authors
Jafferis, W.
(NASA John F. Kennedy Space Center, Cocoa Beach, FL.)
Hasbrouck, R. T.
(Lawrence Livermore National Lab.)
Johnson, J. P.
(Sandia National Labs.)
Date Acquired
August 15, 2013
Publication Date
September 1, 1992
Publication Information
Publication: NASA Tech Briefs
Volume: 16
Issue: 9
ISSN: 0145-319X
Subject Category
ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS AND CIRCUITS
Report/Patent Number
KSC-11437
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.