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Lightning on exoplanets and brown dwarfs: Modelling and detection of lightning signatures throughout the electromagnetic spectrum

@inproceedings{Hodosan2017LightningOE,
  title={Lightning on exoplanets and brown dwarfs: Modelling and detection of lightning signatures throughout the electromagnetic spectrum},
  author={Gabriella Hodos'an},
  year={2017}
}
Lightning is an important electrical phenomenon, known to exist in several Solar System planets. Amongst others, it carries information on convection and cloud formation, and may be important for pre-biotic chemistry. Exoplanets and brown dwarfs have been shown to host environments appropriate for the initiation of lightning discharges. In this PhD project, I aim to determine if lightning on exoplanets and brown dwarfs can be more energetic than it is known from Solar System planets, what are… 

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