Features of ball lightning stability

  • V. P. TorchiginEmail author
  • A. V. Torchigin
Optical Physics


An electrostriction optical effect, effect of separation of a gas mixture in a field of an intense light and effect of a violation of homogeneity of plasma by an intense light are considered. It is shown that the first effect shows itself after penetration of Ball Lightning through glass panes and the last two ones are the most favorable for appearance Ball Lightning. The density of the energy and conditions of Ball Lightning stability are analyzed.


Spectroscopy Neural Network State Physics Complex System Nonlinear Dynamics 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Informatics Problems, Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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