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, http://ce3.sameer.gov.in/]