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Lightning (phenomenon)

Known as: Lightning, Lightnings 
An abrupt high-current electric discharge that occurs in the ATMOSPHERE and that has a path length ranging from hundreds of feet to tens of miles… Expand
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
To suppress the lightning-induced voltages on a distribution line, lightning arresters and/or overhead shielding wire can be… Expand
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2014
2014
Until recently, electricity utilities in mid- and low-latitude regions believed that solar storms had no (or only insignificant… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
This paper presents a comprehensive study on the effect of the frequency dependence of soil electrical parameters on the… Expand
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2011
2011
The evaluation of the lightning performance of overhead lines requires, mainly for distribution lines, the calculation of the… Expand
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2008
2008
We modify the usual Erdos-Renyi random graph evolution by letting connected clusters 'burn down' (i.e. fall apart to disconnected… Expand
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2007
2007
In the frame of this study, the rain and lightning activity produced by rainfall events in the central and eastern Mediterranean… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
[1] Atmospheric electric field change (sferic) waveforms were detected at Los Alamos Sferic Array stations in association with… Expand
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2003
2003
The Protected Areas in Brazil have been injured by wildfires that treathen the high biodiversity and ecological processes. The… Expand
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1975
1975
LIGHTNING has been triggered artificially in the Massif Central by launching small rockets carrying a thin steel wire connected… Expand
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1954
1954
To the Editor: —In the April 17, 1954, issue ofThe Journal(page 1353) the "Code for Protection Against Lightning," compiled by… Expand
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