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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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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
  • F. Napolitano
  • IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic…
  • 2011
  • Corpus ID: 19857402
The evaluation of the lightning performance of overhead lines requires, mainly for distribution lines, the calculation of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
We modify the usual Erdos-Renyi random graph evolution by letting connected clusters 'burn down' (i.e. fall apart to disconnected… Expand
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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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
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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1990
1990
LIGHTNING is known to occur in the atmospheres of Earth and Jupiter1, and there is strong evidence of lightning on Saturn2 and… Expand
Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
LIGHTNING has been triggered artificially in the Massif Central by launching small rockets carrying a thin steel wire connected… Expand
1965
1965
  • W. Rees
  • British medical journal
  • 1965
  • Corpus ID: 31810363
Highly Cited
1934