TITLE

An antenna electrometer system for atmospheric electrical measurements

AUTHOR(S)
Harrison, R.G.
PUB. DATE
March 1997
SOURCE
Review of Scientific Instruments;Mar97, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p1599
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes a dynamic range, battery-powered electrometer system that has been used with passive horizontal wire antennas to measure the atmospheric electric potential above the earth's surface. Linearity of the portable electrometer over the input range; Comparison with a commercial laboratory electrometer; Inexpensive repair of damage to the electrometer sustained in electrical storms.
ACCESSION #
4320549

 

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