Propagation of Lightning Leader Strokes

Abstract

THE interesting suggestions recently put forward by Bruce1 with regard to the mechanism of leader strokes are largely based on data relating to glow-to-arc transition. However, laboratory experiments indicate that such transition is a cathode-dependent phenomenon, afact specifically stated in two of the articles2 cited by Bruce. The current at which the… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/148437b0

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