High-energy radiation from thunderstorms and lightning with LOFT

Academic Article

Abstract

  • This is a White Paper in support of the mission concept of the Large Observatory for X-ray Timing (LOFT), proposed as a medium-sized ESA mission. We discuss the potential of LOFT for the study of high-energy radiation from thunderstorms and lightning. For a summary, we refer to the paper.
  • Authors

  • Marisaldi, M
  • Smith, DM
  • Brandt, S
  • Briggs, MS
  • Budtz-Jørgensen, C
  • Campana, R
  • Carlson, BE
  • Celestin, S
  • Connaughton, V
  • Cummer, SA
  • Dwyer, Joseph
  • Fishman, GJ
  • Fullekrug, M
  • Fuschino, F
  • Gjesteland, T
  • Neubert, T
  • Østgaard, N
  • Tavani, M
  • Keywords

  • astro-ph.HE