J. Phys. III France
Volume 2, Numéro 7, July 1992
Page(s) 1359 - 1365
DOI: 10.1051/jp3:1992181
J. Phys. III France 2 (1992) 1359-1365

Repulsion effect in orientation of "lightning" discharge

E. N. Chernov, A. V. Lupeiko and N. I. Petrov

Branch of All-Union Electrotechnical Institute, 143500 Istra, Moscow region, Russia

(Received 17 July 1991, revised 25 February 1992, accepted 13 March 1992)

The phenomenon of repulsion of "lightning" discharge channel by an isolated conducting object is investigated experimentally. Experimental results by the display of charging of isolated object with a positive charged streamer are explained.

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