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    • Relativistic electron avalanches as a thunderstorm discharge competing with lightning 

      Kelley, Nicole A.; Smith, David M.; Dwyer, Joseph R.; Splitt, Michael E.; Lazarus, Steven M; Martínez-Mckinney, Forest; Hazelton, Bryna J.; Grefenstette, Brian W.; Lowell, Alexander W.; Rassoul, Hamid K (2015-08-12)
      Gamma-ray 'glows' are long duration (seconds to tens of minutes) X-ray and gamma-ray emission coming from thunderclouds. Measurements suggest the presence of relativistic runaway electron avalanches (RREA), the same process ...