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Bulletin of the Lebedev Physics Institute

, Volume 45, Issue 4, pp 123–126 | Cite as

Neutron Activity of Thunderstorm Storm

  • V. A. BaskovEmail author
  • V. V. Polyansky
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Abstract

The results of measurements of the diffusion neutron flux from the thunderstorm storm occurred in Moscow in the night from July 13 to 14, 2016 at a distance ~30 km from detectors are presented. An increase in the frequency of coincidences of four channels of two scintillation detectors by ~10% with respect to coincidences in the absence of thunderstorm is found. The neutron yield in a single lightning discharge is estimated as ~1010 n/s.

Keywords

thunderstorm neutron activity diffusion scintillation detectors 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Lebedev Physical InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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