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Title: Electrical atomization of water in the atmosphere
Authors: Kamra AK 
Ahire DV 
Keywords: Aerosols - atmospheric;atmospheric electricity;electric field effects, charged drops;electrical atomization;laboratory experiments;local charge, water
Issue Date: 1984
Publisher: American Meteorological Soc, Boston, MA, USA
Project: VIIth International Conference on Atmospheric Electricity 
Albany, NY, USA 
Abstract: Electrical forces on the surface of a charged drop or a drop placed in an electric field oppose the surface tensions forces and thus try to disintegrate it. Two atmospheric situations are described in which such a disintegration of the drop may produce sufficient number of small charged water droplets so as to modify the local charge and aerosol contents of the atmosphere. Laboratory experiments simulating these conditions are described and their implications are discussed.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/7068
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