IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Guiding and triggering of large-scale electrical discharges using ultrashort pulse lasers

IEEE Conference Record - Abstracts. 1999 IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science. 26th International Conference

Author(s): Comtois, D. ; Chien, C.Y. ; Couture, P. ; Desparois, A. ; Johnston, T.W. ; Jiang, Z. ; Kieffer, J.-C. ; La Fontaine, B. ; Martin, F. ; Mawassi, R. ; Mercure, H.P. ; Pepin, H. ; Potvin, C. ; Rizk, F.A.M. ; Vidal, F.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 January 1999
Conference Location: Monterey, CA, USA, USA
Conference Date: 24 June 1999
ISBN (Paper): 0-7803-5224-6
ISSN (Paper): 0730-9244
DOI: 10.1109/PLASMA.1999.829295
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Summary form only given. The possibility of channeling lightning discharges is of enormous scientific and economic value but presents great technical challenges. The use of lasers to trigger and... View More

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