Technical Committee 5 - High Power Electromagnetics

Subcommittee on Intentional Electromagnetic Interference (IEMI)



Frank Sabath
Directorate 300 - Balanced Nuclear Protection Measures and Nuclear Hardening, Electromagnetic Effects and Fire Protection
Bundeswehr Research Institute for Protective Technologies and NBC Protection (WIS)
Humboldtstraße 100, 29633 Munster, Germany
Phone: +49 5192 136-300, Fax: +49 5192 136-355
e-mail: FrankSabath@bundeswehr.org


Role of the Subcommittee

This subcommittee is concerned with the threat analysis, effects and protection methods for electronic equipment and systems for all types of Intentional electromagnetic Interferences (IEMI).

  • Provide a review pool for IEMI-related submissions to IEEE EMC Symposia
  • Organize sessions, workshops/tutorials
  • Liaison to international working groups and international symposia

Interested in joining?

If you are an IEEE EMC Society member and would like to join this technical subcommittee, please contact one of the committee officers with your name and IEEE membership number. The subcommittee meets yearly at the IEEE EMC Symposium.

Have ideas?

If you are not an IEEE member but have a comment or suggestion, we would like to hear from you. Please contact the above listed subcommittee officer with your idea.

Related Links

URSI Working Group - E.2: Intentional Electromagnetic Interference

EUROEM 2012, 2 - 6 July 2012, Toulouse, France, http://www.euroem.org


U.5. URSI Resolution on Criminal Activities using Electromagnetic Tools , INTERNATIONAL UNION OF RADIO SCIENCE (URSI); Record of the XXVIth General Assembly; Toronto, September 1999, ISSN 0074-9516.

Special Issue on High-Power Electromagnetics (HPEM) and Intentional Electromagnetic Interference (IEMI), IEEE Trans. on Electromagnetic, vol.46, no.3, Aug. 2004.

The Threat of Radio Frequency weapons to Critical Infrastructure Facilities ; Technical Support Working Group (TSWG), Infrastructure subgroup, Arlington VA, USA, August 2005. http://www.tswg.gov

Report of the Commission to Assess the Treat to the United States from Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) Attack – Critical National Infrastructures ; April 2008; ISBN 978-0-16-080927-9

Sabath, F.; What Can be Learned from Documented Intentional Electromagnetic Interference (IEMI) Attacks?, General Assembly and Scientific Symposium, 2011 XXXth URSI , vol., no., pp.1-4, 13-20 Aug. 2011.