Physical nature of Ball lightning

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


Physical effects responsible for existence of Ball lightning are considered. It is shown that Ball lightning can be a pure optical phenomenon where only an intense light and compressed air interact. An anomalous great light intensity and light lifetime within Ball lightning are analyzed.


Spectroscopy Neural Network State Physics Light Intensity Complex System 
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Authors and Affiliations

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

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