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electrical fast transient (EFT)

Electrical Fast Transients

(EFT) are interference pulses that can affect electronic circuits. Like

theLightning Electromagnetic Pulse (LEMP), the EFT pulse is triggered by a switching operation and occurs as a pulse packet (burst

). It istriggered by the bouncing

ofrelays or the switching of mechanical switches

and is located in the kilohertz range in terms of frequency. The interference induced in analog and digital circuits can trigger malfunctions in them.

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Englisch: electrical fast transient - EFT
Updated at: 21.12.2012
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