An antenna electrometer system for atmospheric electrical measurements

Harrison, R.G.
March 1997
Review of Scientific Instruments;Mar97, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p1599
Academic Journal
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.


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