Data for Lightning Sferics: Complex Waveform Analysis

Data for Lightning Sferics: Complex Waveform Analysis

Data for figures in the publication 'Lightning Sferics: Analysis of the Instantaneous Phase and Frequency Inferred From Complex Waveforms'. The dataset contains the averaged lightning waveforms at different distances, and the code that was used to produce each figure in the publication.

Cite this dataset as:
Liu, Z., 2018. Data for Lightning Sferics: Complex Waveform Analysis. University of Bath. https://doi.org/10.15125/BATH-00404.

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Data

averaged_night_time.mat
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Average night-time lightning waveforms in MATLAB format.

Code

calculate_apparent_freuqency.m
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Software: MIT License

MATLAB script containing a calculation function used by the main scripts.

fig1.m
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Software: MIT License

MATLAB script used to generate Figure 1a in the paper (average nighttime waveforms).

fig2.m
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Software: MIT License

MATLAB script used to generate Figure 1b in the paper (spectra of the average waveforms of negative lightning discharges).

fig3.m
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Software: MIT License

MATLAB script used to generate Figure 2 in the paper (isometric diagram of an average complex waveform of lightning).

fig4.m
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Software: MIT License

MATLAB script used to generate Figure 3 in the paper (time offsets between different propagation distance differences with respect to a speed of light propagation).

fig5.m
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Software: MIT License

MATLAB script used to generate Figure 4 in the paper (instantaneous frequency of a simulated superposed signal that consists of two frequency components).

fig6.m
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Software: MIT License

MATLAB script used to generate Figure 5a in the paper (instantaneous frequency plotted alongside amplitude of the signal).

fig7.m
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Software: MIT License

MATLAB script used to generate Figure 5b in the paper (distributions of the instantaneous frequencies at maximum amplitudes).

gfilter.m
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MATLAB script containing a filter used by the main scripts.

fig8.m
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MATLAB script used to generate Figure 6 in the paper (instantaneous frequencies at maximum amplitudes of the average lightning waveforms plotted over the spectra well).

Creators

Zhongjian Liu
University of Bath

Coverage

Collection date(s):

From 8 August 2014 to 9 August 2014

Geographical coverage:

Europe

Documentation

Data collection method:

Full details are contained in the manuscript associated with this dataset.

Documentation Files

read%20me.doc
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Funders

China Scholarship Council (CSC)
https://doi.org/10.13039/501100004543

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
https://doi.org/10.13039/501100000266

Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)
https://doi.org/10.13039/501100000270

Radio Tomography for Atmospheric Science
NE/L012669/1

Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)
https://doi.org/10.13039/501100000270

Relativistic Electron Beams Above Thunderclouds
NE/H024921/1

Publication details

Publication date: 24 March 2018
by: University of Bath

Version: 1

DOI: https://doi.org/10.15125/BATH-00404

URL for this record: https://researchdata.bath.ac.uk/id/eprint/404

Related articles

Liu, Z., Koh, K. L., Mezentsev, A., Enno, S.-E., Sugier, J. and Fullekrug, M., 2018. Lightning Sferics: Analysis of the Instantaneous Phase and Frequency Inferred From Complex Waveforms. Radio Science, 53(4), pp.448-457. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/2017RS006451.

Contact information

Please contact the Research Data Service in the first instance for all matters concerning this item.

Contact person: Zhongjian Liu

Departments:

Faculty of Engineering & Design
Electronic & Electrical Engineering