- Mar 16, 2022 10:30 am GMT
Sandia National Laboratories scientists created a tiny, electronic device that can shunt excess electricity within a few billionths of a second while operating at a record-breaking 6,400 volts. The device is designed to protect the nation's electric grid from electromagnetic pulses (EMP). Human activity as well as natural phenomena create EMPs, which have the potential to quickly damage large sections of the grid.
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