Farhad Rachidi-Haeri

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Adjunct Professor

farhad.rachidi@epfl.ch +41 21 69 32620 http://emc.epfl.ch

ELL 138 (Bâtiment ELL)
Station 11
CH-1015 Lausanne

Administrative data

Fields of expertise

Electromagnetic Compatibility
Lightning electromagnetics.
Lightning and EMP interaction with transmission lines.
Electromagnetic Time Reversal.
Fault Location.
Numerical computation of electromagnetic fields.
Power Line Communications.



Other publications

C.A. Nucci and F. Rachidi
IEE Press, 2003
Interaction of electromagnetic fields with electrical networks generated by lightning, Chapter 8 of "The Lightning Flash: Physical and Engineering Aspects".
F. Rachidi, J.L. Bermudez, M. Rubinstein, V.A. Rakov
Journal of Electrostatics, Vol. 60, pp. 121-129, 2004.
On the estimation of lightning peak currents from measured fields using lightning location systems
L. Grcev and F. Rachidi
IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, 19, No 3, pp 1238-1244, July 2004
On Tower Impedances for Transient Analysis
Rachidi, F., S. L. Loyka, et al.
Electric Power Systems Research 65(1): 41-46., 2003
A new expression for the ground transient resistance matrix elements of multiconductor overhead transmission lines.
Rachidi, F., V. A. Rakov, et al.
Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres 107(D23): art. no.-4699., 2002
Effect of vertically extended strike object on the distribution of current along the lightning channel.
F. Rachidi, W. Janischewskyj, A.M. Hussein, C.A. Nucci, S. Guerrieri, B. Kordi, J.S. Chang
IEEE Trans. on Electromagnetic Compatibility, Vol. 43, No. 3, August 2001.
Current and electromagnetic field associated with lightning return strokes to tall towers