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Laser Lightning Rod

Deliverables

Laser amplifier 200 mJ

Laser amplifier 200 mJ

Design and test report on tropicalisation of the laser

Design and test report on tropicalisation of the laser

Design and test report on the interferometer

Design and test report on the interferometer

Report on outdoor test definition

Report on outdoor test definition

Report of the kick off meeting

Report of the kick off meeting

Dissemination and Exploitation Plan

Dissemination and Exploitation Plan, to be updated for the action checks

Results from tests with 200 mJ system

Results from tests with 200 mJ system

Report on the analysis of the initition of upward flashes at the Säntis tower

Report on the analysis of the initition of upward flashes at the Säntis tower

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Publications

Simultaneous records of current and 380-km distant electric field of a bipolar lightning flash

Author(s): Amirhossein Mostajabi, Mohammad Azadifar, Farhad Rachidi, Marcos Rubinstein, Gerhard Diendorfer, Wolfgang Schulz, Hannes Pichler, Vladimir A. Rakov, Mario Paolone, Davide Pavanello
Published in: 2017 International Symposium on Lightning Protection (XIV SIPDA), Issue XV, 02.06.2017, 2017, Page(s) 183-187
DOI: 10.1109/sipda.2017.8116921

Shockwave-assisted laser filament conductivity

Author(s): Elise Schubert, Denis Mongin, Thomas Produit, Guillaume Schimmel, Jérôme Kasparian, Jean-Pierre Wolf
Published in: Applied Physics Letters, Issue 111/21, 2017, Page(s) 211103, ISSN 0003-6951
DOI: 10.1063/1.5006854

An Analysis of Current and Electric Field Pulses Associated With Upward Negative Lightning Flashes Initiated from the Säntis Tower

Author(s): Lixia He, Mohammad Azadifar, Farhad Rachidi, Marcos Rubinstein, Vladimir A. Rakov, Vernon Cooray, Davide Pavanello, Hongyan Xing
Published in: Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, Issue 123 (2018), 2018, Page(s) 4045-4059, ISSN 2169-897X
DOI: 10.1029/2018jd028295

Free space laser telecommunication through fog

Author(s): Guillaume Schimmel, Thomas Produit, Denis Mongin, Jérôme Kasparian, Jean-Pierre Wolf
Published in: Optica, Issue 5/10, 2018, Page(s) 1338, ISSN 2334-2536
DOI: 10.1364/optica.5.001338

HV discharges triggered by dual- and triple-frequency laser filaments

Author(s): Thomas Produit, Pierre Walch, Guillaume Schimmel, Benoît Mahieu, Clemens Herkommer, Robert Jung, Thomas Metzger, Knut Michel, Yves-Bernard André, André Mysyrowicz, Aurélien Houard, Jérôme Kasparian, Jean-Pierre Wolf
Published in: Optics Express, Issue 27/8, 2019, Page(s) 11339, ISSN 1094-4087
DOI: 10.1364/oe.27.011339

Analysis of a bipolar upward lightning flash based on simultaneous records of currents and 380-km distant electric fields

Author(s): Amirhossein Mostajabi, Dongshuai Li, Mohammad Azadifar, Farhad Rachidi, Marcos Rubinstein, Gerhard Diendorfer, Wolfgang Schulz, Hannes Pichler, Vladimir A. Rakov, Davide Pavanello
Published in: Electric Power Systems Research, Issue 174, 2019, Page(s) 105845, ISSN 0378-7796
DOI: 10.1016/j.epsr.2019.04.023

Polarimetric radar characteristics of lightning initiation and propagating channels

Author(s): Jordi Figueras i Ventura, Nicolau Pineda, Nikola Besic, Jacopo Grazioli, Alessandro Hering, Oscar A. van der Velde, David Romero, Antonio Sunjerga, Amirhossein Mostajabi, Mohammad Azadifar, Marcos Rubinstein, Joan Montanyà, Urs Germann, Farhad Rachidi
Published in: Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, Issue 12/5, 2019, Page(s) 2881-2911, ISSN 1867-8548
DOI: 10.5194/amt-12-2881-2019

Analysis of the lightning production of convective cells

Author(s): Figueras i Ventura, Jordi; Pineda, Nicolau; Besic, Nikola; Grazioli, Jacopo; Hering, Alessandro; van der Velde, Oscar A.; Romero, David; Sunjerga, Antonio; Mostajabi, Amirhossein; Azadifar, Mohammad; Rubinstein, Marcos; Montanyà, Joan; Germann, Urs; Rachidi, Farhad
Published in: Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, Issue 12, 2019, Page(s) 5573-5591, ISSN 1867-1381
DOI: 10.5194/amt-12-5573-2019