Related Topics: Research & Development, Centre for E3


  • The Centre for Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (Centre for E3), an advanced R&D facility for compliance evaluation of electronic devices and super-structures from a mobile phone to a complex ship or aircraft environment by the Central government, has become fully operational.
  • The R&D lab, touted as first of its kind in the country, is set up under the aegis of Society for Applied Microwave Electronics Engineering (SAMEER).

Centre for Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3)

  • It will undertake evaluation, design and consultancy services.
  • It is located in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
  • The project is completed in all respects with highly specialised facilities like electromagnetic pulse (EMP), pulsed current injection (PCI), ultra-wide band (UWB), electromagnetic modelling and simulation lab and large RF shielded anechoic chamber (EMC chamber) for evaluating compliance of electronics as per military and several civilian standards.
  • The project is empanelled as EMP consultant for country’s prestigious project for establishment of EMP compliant centres across the country for strategic applications.
  • It is competent to develop indigenous point-of-entry (POE) protection systems against EMP for strategic applications.


  • It is a Research & Development Institute under the administrative control of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India.
  • Its main objective is to promote the growth of Science and Technology in the field of RF/Microwave Electronics, Electromagnetics, Optoelectronics, millimeter wave Technology and its allied areas.
  • It has its headquarters at Mumbai and centres at Chennai, Kolkata, Navi Mumbai and Visakhapatnam.


[Sources: The Hindu,]

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