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Picture of lightning discharge that might be seen with the help of an image converter camera
Author(s): Boris N. Gorin; Anatoly V. Shkiljov
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Paper Abstract

Phenomenology of leader process of long spark was investigated with the help of ICC with internal intensifier. Fine structures of streamer zones were determined. Trend of their characteristics was done for sparks from 0.5 up to 100 m and voltage from 0.5 up to 5 MV. Characteristics were extrapolated on lightning using empirical models. Expected ICC pictures were done upward and downward lightning leaders. Ways of ICC use were discussed.

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Date Published: 22 June 1999
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3516, 23rd International Congress on High-Speed Photography and Photonics, (22 June 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.350449
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Boris N. Gorin, ENIN (Russia)
Anatoly V. Shkiljov, ENIN (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3516:
23rd International Congress on High-Speed Photography and Photonics
Valentina P. Degtyareva; Mikhail A. Monastyrski; Mikhail Ya. Schelev; Alexander V. Smirnov, Editor(s)

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