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Flexible Loop Broadband Radiator

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000052017D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-11

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Soo, KM Wu, C [+details]

Abstract

A flexible loop broadband radiator (FLBR) is used to detect and isolate noise-sensitive circuits in a data processing system. FLBR emits broadband noises of different frequency contents with a known symmetrical electromagnetic field along loop 1. Loop 1 can be placed near the circuits of interest. If there exists a noise-susceptible circuit, the noise coupling from the loop to the circuit would cause an error to occur, which error is detected by the data processing system. By reducing the field intensity, loop 1 can be brought close enough to where it can pinpoint the fault assembly, i.e., trileads, cards, etc. The task of isolation is therefore achieved.