33rd International Conference on Lightning Protection - Estoril, Portugal | 25-30 September, 2016
 

Program (Delegates)



Sunday, 25 September 2016
19:00-20:00
(Conference Centre (exhibition area))
Monday, 26 September 2016
9:00-11:15
11:15-11:45
11:45-13:00
Session Chair: Alain ROUSSEAU; Alexander TEMNIKOVLightning imaging with thunder using broadband direction-of-arrival estimation techniqueHan Zhang; Chun Zhao; Shanqiang Gu; Wanxing Feng; Haitao Wang; Enze Lu; Juntian Guo; Hantao TaoLightning Interferometer via VHF Radiation (LIVE)Zenichiro Kawasaki; Michael Stock; Mark Stanley; Yoshitaka Nakamura; Ting Wu; Tomoo UshioFractal Analysis of Long Laboratory Sparks of high Speed Video RecordingsAmila Vayanganie; Lasitha Gunasekara; Mahendra Fernando; Upul Sonnadara; Vernon Cooray; Mahbubur Rahman; Pasan Hettiarachchi; Oscar Diaz Production of X-rays in Air Gaps Stressed by Switching Impulse VoltagesMahbubur Rahman; Pasan Hettiarachchi; Vernon Cooray; J. R. Dwyer; H. K. Rassoul; M. A. Uman; V. A. Rakov Session Chair: Joan MONTANYA; Bo ZHANGDetailed Calculation of Interception Efficiencies for Air-Termination Systems using the Dynamic Electro-Geometrical Model – Practical ApplicationsRalph Brocke; Veiko Raab; Alexander Kern; Michael Rock; Martin Hannig; Wolfgang Zischank; Ottmar BeierlInvestigation on the shading effect of reinforced concrete construction to lightning radiation field based on TDIE methodShanqiang GU; Zhibin ZHAO; Di LI; Chun ZHAO; Xiangxue ZENG; Chouwei NIFDTD-Based Lightning Surge Simulation of a Microwave Relay StationAkiyoshi Tatematsu; Kenichi Yamazaki; Hirokazu MatsumotoElectrodynamic Forces Affecting Lightning Protection System Components and StructuresVolodymyr Shostak; Mikhailo Sypchenko; Thomas Smatloch
13:00-14:30
14:30-16:15
Session Chair: Gerhard DIENDORFER; Evgeny MAREEVFirst data of the Colombia Lightning Mapping Array - COLMAJesús Alberto López Trujillo; Joan Montanyà; Oscar van der Velde; David Romero; Daniel Aranguren; Horacio Torres; John TabordaA Preliminary Assessment of Lightning Activity Around A South African Mining Town, eMalahleniChris Zumbika; Estelle Trengove; Ken NixonA Hundred Years Survey of the Surface Temperatures of Japan Sea and Lightning Days along the CoastKazuo Yamamoto; Takahiro Nakashima; Shinichi Sumi; Akihiro AmetaniImprovements to the BOLT Lightning Location SystemMichael Stock; Ting Wu; Yasuhiro Akiyama; Yoshitaka Nakamura; Tomoo Ushio; Zenichiro KawasakiA statistical study using lightning data in Portugal from a Lightning Location SystemNuno Filipe; Carlos Cardoso; João Mendes; Andreia Leiria; David Duarte; Luis Perro; Manuel Matos FernandesOn the ralationship between the cloud-to-ground lightning characteristics and the air quality over Guangzhou megacity, South ChinaYu Wang; Shanqiang Gu; Haitao Wang; Wanxing Feng; Hantao Tao; Han Zhang Session Chair: Abdul MOUSA; Francesco ROMANOn Concise Representations of Grounding Electrodes for Assessment of the Lightning Performance of Transmission LinesSilverio Visacro; Fernando Henrique Silveira; Thiago MagalhãesTransmission line grounding arrangement that overcomes the effective length issueAlexander Barros Lima; José Osvaldo Saldanha Paulino; Wallace do Couto Boaventura; Carlos Ermídio Ferreira Caetano; Eduardo Nohme CardosoStudy on Methods to Improve Transient Performance of Grounding GridBo Zhang; Lian Duan; Jinliang He; Sen Wang; Zhizhong LiVisualization of the inner discharge of soil under impulse current and calculation of the ionization parametersSanwei Liu; Wenxia Sima; Tao Yuan; Donghui Luo; Chengchen Xian; Ming YangImpulse Breakdown Characteristics of Dry Sand: Effect of Sand Grain SizeZacharias G. Datsios; Pantelis N. MikropoulosExperimental and Theoretical Evaluation of Aluminium Deflection due to Lightning StrikesDaniel Mitchard; Noor Shahida Jamoshid; Christopher Stone; Haddad A. Manu
16:15-16:45
16:45-18:30
Session Chair: Chandima GOMES; Fernando MAHENDRABidirectional development of dart leader observed in pre-existing channelXiushu Qie; Rubin Jiang; Yunjiao Pu; Mingyuan Liu; Hongbo Zhang; Zhuling Sun; Ye Tian; Dongfang Wang; Gaopeng LuA new class of electric discharges in clouds of negatively charged water dropletsAlexander KOSTINSKIY; Evgeny Mareev; Vladimir RakovRegular Pulse Trains in Chaotic pulse BurstRuwan Abeywardhana; Mahendra Fernando; Upul Sonnadara; Vernon CoorayCharge transfer in natural negative and positive downward flashesCarina Schumann; Hannes Kohlmann; Marcelo M.F. Saba; Wolfgang Schulz; Marco Antonio da Silva Ferro; Gerhard Diendorfer; Tom A. Warner ; Amanda R. de Paiva; John Heldson Jr.Lightning Strikes to Towers: an Attempt to Identify the Effect of the Channel Resistance on Wave Interactions at the Return-Stroke FrontAlberto De ContiOn the Origin of the Lightning Current Oscillation measured at the Peissenberg Tower, GermanyFridolin Heidler; Klaus Stimper Session Chair: Alexandre PIANTINI; Maria Eduarda PEDRONew Spark-gap Technology with Efficient Line- follow Current Suppression for the Protection of Powerful LV Distribution SystemsGernot Finis; Martin Wetter; Thomas MeyerMelting and Breaking of 80 mm2 OPGWs by DC Arc Discharge Simulating Lightning StrikeMikimasa Iwata; Toshiya Ohtaka; Yutaka GodaExperimental study of surge arrester ageing using a high impedance current sourceJorge Rodríguez ; Francisco RomanPreliminary analysis of the impulse breakdown characteristics of XLPE-covered cables used in compact distribution linesRonaldo E. de Souza; Rafael M. Gomes; Guilherme S. Lima; Fernando H. Silveira; Alberto De Conti; Silvério VisacroEvaluation of Electromagnetic Fields on Polluted Polymer Insulator under Lightning Impulse CurrentMuhammad Syahmi Abd Rahman; Dr. Mahdi Izadi; Prof. Ir. Dr. Mohd Zainal Abidin Ab Kadir; Prof. Dr. Chandima Gomes; Farah Adilah JamaludinDevelopment of a physical 2-D model for arc quenching chamber of lightning protection multichamber systems.Alexander Chusov; Georgij Podporkin; Michael Pinchuk; Iurii Murashov ; Dmitriy Ivanov ; Frolov Vladimir
Tuesday, 27 September 2016
8:30-10:15
Session Chair: Farouk RIZK; Farhad RACHIDIOn the positive upward leader in response to downward stepped leader in a 10m rod-to-rod long air gapHengxin He; Junjia He; Xiangen Zhao; Weijiang Chen; Franco’ D AlessandroUpward leader development observed with high-speed camera at Morro do Cachimbo Station and simultaneous records of current and electric fieldMiguel Guimarães; Marcelo Arcanjo; Maria Helena M. Vale; Silvério VisacroStriking distance determined from videos of high-speed camera and simultaneous records of current of lightning strikes to a grounded structureSilverio Visacro; Miguel Guimarães; Maria Helena M. ValeLightning Attachment Process Parameters Measured by Using LAPOSDaohong Wang; Shintaro Kuroda; Nobuyuki TakagiSimulation of Two Ways of the Leader Connecting Behavior during Attachment Process based on a Stochastic Lightning Leader ModelWeitao Lu; Yihui Liao; Qi Qi; Rong Zhang; Dongdong Zhang; Yongbo Tan; Yijun ZhangThe mesh method in lightning protection analyzed from a lightning attachment modelLiliana Arevalo; Vernon Cooray Session Chair: Marek LOBODA; Kenneth NIXONExperimental Study on Transient Characteristics of Grounding Grid for SubstationLian Duan; Bo Zhang; Jinliang He; Leishi Xiao; Qian LiResearch on Grounding Characteristic of Intertidal Zone Offshore Wind Turbine with Tripod Foundationzhongnan zheng; jianguo WangOn-site diagnostic of insulating down conductorsOttmar Beierl; Ralph Brocke; Franz SchorkExperimental Study on Corrosion of Grounding Metal in Resistance Reducing AgentXiang MI; Bin-quan QIN; Lei Yang; Qing-song Liu; Liang-fu LIExperimental Study of Round Steel Damage Caused by LightningLiang-fu LI; Xiang MI; Bin-quan QIN; Lei Yang; Qing-song LiuElectrical stress on the outer insulation of buried cables due to a nearby lightning strike to groundUdaya Kumar; Vladmir Rakov
10:15-10:45
10:45-12:30
Session Chair: Célio BARBOSA; Mingli CHENAnalysis of Response of a Guyed FM Radio Broadcasting Tower Subjected to a Lightning StrikeAndri Haryono; Noureddine Harid; Huw GriffithsProtection of Electronic Equipment Inside Buildings: A Hidden Source of DamagesAntônio Roberto Panicali; José Pissolato Fo.; Celio F. Barbosa; José Claudio O. Silva; Normando N. V. AlvesProbability of surge protective device systems to reduce the risk of failure of apparatus due direct flashes to overhead low voltage linesTomasz Kisielewicz; G. Battista Lo Piparo; Carlo MazzettiFactors influencing the probability of an apparatus damage in an extended earthing arrangementTomasz Kisielewicz; G. Battista Lo Piparo; Carlo Mazzetti; Fabio FiamingoA Surge Protective Device with Dual Protection Levels for On- and Off-Hook Operation Voltages in Telephone NetworksYoung Jun Lee; Bok Hee LeeEstimation of feasible exposure of lightning gamma rays upon optical fiber cableStanislav Sokolov Session Chair: Silverio VISACRO; Ivo UGLESICLightning Shielding Analysis of EHV and UHV Transmission Lines : On the Effect of Terrain TopographyJose Cuaran; Francisco Roman; Marley BecerraCalculation of the Lightning Performance of Transmission Lines: A Study of the Impact of Current Waveform and Front TimeFernando Henrique Silveira; Silverio Visacro The Effect of High Frequency Model of Tower-Footing Grounding Systems on the Back Flashover Rate of Transmission linesKeyhan SheshyekaniFDTD Simulation of Back-Flashover at the Transmission-Line Tower Struck by Lightning Considering Ground-Wire CoronaHuu Thang Tran; Yoshihiro Baba; Naoki Itamoto; Vladimir A. RakovLightning Transients on Branched Distribution Lines Considering Frequency-Dependent Ground ParametersAlberto De Conti; Rafael AlipioAssessment of a Frequency Dependent Soil Model Impact on Lightning OvervoltagesMarco Aurélio de Oliveira Schroeder; Rodolfo Antônio Ribeiro Moura; Márcio Matias Afonso; Tarcísio Antônio Santos Oliveira; Antonio Carlos Siqueira Lima; Sandro de Castro Assis; Maria Teresa Correia Barros
12:30-14:00
14:00-15:15
Session Chair: Fridolin HEIDLER; Koji MICHISHITAComparison of two techniques of calculating electromagnetic fields from lightningVernon Cooray; Gerald CoorayValidation of the Approximate Time-domain Method for the Lightning-horizontal Electric Field at the Surface of Two-layer Earth by Using FDTDLiang Zhang; Lei WangEvaluation of Lightning Location and Lightning Current Wave Shape Using Measured Lightning Magnetic Fields at Two StationsMahdi Izadi; Mohd Zainal Abidn Ab Kadir; Maryam Hajikhani; Chandima GomesEffect of soil resistivity on magnetic field in the case of lightning strike to a tall structureNorhidayu Rameli; Mohd Zainal Abidin Ab Kadir; Mahdi Izadi; Chandima Gomes; Norhafiz Azis Session Chair: Toshihisa FUNABASHI; Rong ZENGOn the Lightning Incidence to Wind FarmsMengni Long; Marley Becerra ; Rajeev Thottappillil A Positive Lightning Discharge that Caused Severe Damage to the Blade of a WindmillDaohong Wang; Norio Sawamura; Nobuyuki TakagiExperimental Study of Lightning Strike Attachment Characteristics on Wind Turbine GeneratorsMi Zhou; Jianguo Wang; Yadong Fan; Li Cai; Haitao HuangApproach for Evaluation of Lightning Current Distribution on Wind Turbine with Numerical ModelJosef Birkl; Eduard Shulzhenko; Johannes Kolb
15:15-16:45
Session Chair: Marek LOBODALightning-caused Deaths and Injuries at SchoolsRonald L. Holle; Mary Ann CooperThe Number of Documented Global Lightning FatalitiesRonald HolleA Comparison of Lightning Human Fatalities Between Malaysia and United StatesMaryam Hajikhani; Mohd Zainal Abidin Ab Kadir; Mahdi Izadi; Chandima GomesCharacterization of a Metallic Pearl-like Necklace stroked by lightning: preliminary resultsJavier Alejandro Latorre; Jorge Enrique Rodríguez; Camilo Andrés Martínez; Jorge Alejandro Cristancho; Francisco RománLightning-caused Deaths and Injuries Related to AgricultureRonald HolleLightning Protection in ArgentinaM. Gabriela Nicora; Eldo Edgardo Avila; Juan Lucas Bali; M. Florencia Barle; Pablo Martin VasquezLightning Fatalities and Injuries in Malaysia from 2008 to 2015Maryam Hajikhani; Mohd Zainal Abidin Ab Kadir; Mahdi Izadi; Chandima Gomes; Mary Ann CooperImplementing a Lightning Protection Solution for Multi-Structure Orphanage in HaitiMitchell Guthrie; Jennifer MorganLightning related human casualties in MongoliaMyagmar Doljinsuren ; Chandima Gomes Session Chair: Gerhard DIENDORFERCharacteristics of Downward Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Return Strokes Occurring on Tall Structures with Different HeightsYijun Zhang; Luwen Chen; Weitao Lu; Yang ZhangResearch of Lightning Leader Development in Mountainous Terrain Based on Conformal MappingYao YAO; Jian LI; Xue-ming ZHOU; Ze-yang TANG; Han LI; Wen-jun ZHOUDiscussion on Location Accoracy Improved by Propagation Delay Correction for the Japanese Lightning Detection NetworkMICHIHIRO MATSUI; Akiko Sugita; Koji Michishita; Satoshi Kurihara; Nobuyuki HonjoThe recognition method of thunder based on a noise-estimation algorithm for highly non-stationary environmentsShanqiang Gu; Han Zhang; Wanxing Feng; Chun Zhao; Dawei Wu; Biwu Yan; Juntian Guo; Hao TianPortuguese Lightning Detection Network, applications and developed productsSandra Correia; Ângela Lourenço; João Rio; Victor Prior; Nuno MoreiraSmall- and large-current cloud-to-ground lightning over southern ChinaDong Zheng; Yijun Zhang; Qing Meng; Luwen ChenMeasurement of Lightning Current at Wind Turbine in Summer in Kyushu in JapanKoji Michishita; Satoshi Kurihara; Koji TakanoLightning monitoring on broadcasting tower LovćenAdis Balota; Dzenan Strujic; Selma Grebovic; H.-D BetzHigh-speed data acquisition system for radio atmospheric signals measuraments based on software defined radioFernando Diaz; Francisco Roman; Carlos Gomez; Jorge LopezDevelopment Progress of Dual-band Lightning Locating SystemWansheng Dong; Hengyi Liu Session Chair: Fridolin HEIDLERBipolar Lightning Flashes Observed at the Säntis TowerMohammad Azadifar; Farhad Rachidi; Marcos RubinsteinTime-Frequency Analysis of Narrow Bipolar Pulses observed in Sri LankaLasitha Gunasekara; Amila Vayanganie; Sidath Jayalal; Mahendra Fernando; Upul Sonnadara; Vernon CoorayFormation and Charateristics of Negative Stepped Leaders in 4-10m Long Air Gap DischargesShijun Xie; Jianming Li; Tao Luo; Yu Zhang; Junjia He; Chuanqi Wu; Yishi YuePeculiarities of Electromagnetic Radiation Spectrum of Discharges Initiated by Hydrometeors between Artificial Thunderstorm Cell and GroundAlexander Temnikov; Leonid Chernensky; Alexander Orlov; Olga Belova; Inna Kalugina; Tatyana Gerastenok; Svetlana Gundareva; Darya ZhuravkovaElectromagnetic Radiation of Simulated Mid-Gap StreamersJoan Montanyà; Ferran FabróWavelet Analysis for Negative Return Stroke and Narrow Bipolar PulsesZaini Zakaria; Noor Azlinda Ahmad; Chin-Leong Wooi Wooi; Mona Riza Mohd Esa; Zulkarnain Abdul-MalekEdge glow: a combined voltage/power controlled mechanism?Ivan Revel; Simon Evans; Franck FlourensInfluence of Hydrometeors on Formation of Discharge between Artificial Thunderstorm Cell and GroundAlexander Temnikov; Leonid Chernensky; Alexander Orlov; Olga Belova; Nikolay Lysov; Tatyana Gerastenok; Darya ZhuravkovaOn Comparison between initial breakdown pulses and narrow bipolar pulses in lightning discharges with special attention to electric field derivative characteristicsmohd muzafar ismail; Vernon Cooray; Mahbubur Rahman; Pasan Hettiarachchi; dalina johari Session Chair: Alexandre PIANTINIStudy of Earth–Ionosphere Waveguide Effect on Lightning Pulse with Ray TheoryZilong Qin; Mingli Chen; Baoyou ZhuPower Spectrum Density Analysis of Intra-Cloud Lightning Discharge Components from Electric Field Recordings in PolandGrzegorz Karnas; Grzegorz Maslowski; Piotr BaranskiEffects of Aerosol Particles on Corona Discharge upon Lightning Rod under ThundercloudXiufeng Guo; Qilin ZhangStudy on Lightning Warning Method Based on Atmospheric Electric Field Instrument and Lightning Location SystemHantao Tao; Shanqiang Gu; Haitao Wang; Wanxing Feng; Juntian Guo; Yu Wang; Lei ZhangResearch on Lightning Warning Method Based on the Characteristics of Atmospheric Electric FieldYongling Lu; Zhicheng Zhou; Dawei Wu; Juntian Guo; Hantao Tao; Shanqiang GuLightning Electromagnetic Pulse Simulation Using 3D-FDTD Method (Comparison between PEC and UPLM Boundary Conditions)Kaddour ARZAG; Zin-eddine AZZOUZ; Boualem GhemriTime Derivative of Radiation Electric Field Genarated by Compact Intra-cloud DischatgeRuwan Abeywardhana; Mahendra Fernando; Upul Sonnadara; Vernon CoorayFar Electric Field of M-Component Recorded by Lightning Locating System in Foshan (FTLLS)quanxin li; jianguo wang; li cai; yadong fan; wansheng dongWavelet Analysis of Lightning Generated Electric Fields and Induced Voltages on Overhead Power Lines due to Cloud to Cloud flashes in Sri LankaNilantha Sapumanage; Sankha Nanayakkara; Sidath Jayalal; Mahendra Fernando; Vernon CoorayTime-Frequency Features of Lightning-generated Electric Fields Appliying the Local Polynomial Fourier Transform (LPFT)Herbert Rojas; Camilo Cortés; Francisco Román
16:45-18:00
Session Chair: Rajeev THOTTAPPILIL; Volodymyr SHOSTAKSome Field Parameters of Return Strokes in Upward Lightning from Tall ObjectsWolfgang Schulz; Gerhard DiendorferAnalysis of Conditions favorable for Ball Lightning CreationHerbert Boerner3-Dimensional Configuration of Negative Upward Stepped Leader in Positive Upward Lightning Observed at Tokyo SkytreeToru Miki; Mikihisa Saito; Takatoshi Shindo; Hideki Motoyama; Masaru Ishii; Takeo SoneharaDesign of a Flexible Rogowski Coil with Active Integrator Applied in Lightning Current CollectionYang Jun; Guiting Li; Huping Liu; Gong Ling; Guohua Yang Session Chair: Kumar UDAYA; Grzegorz MASLOWSKIThe study of lightning strikes to common buildings in BrazilMarcelo M. F. Saba; Marco A. S. Ferro; Kleber P. Naccarato; Amanda R. de Paiva; Carina Schumann; José Claudio de Oliveira Silva; Vernon Cooray; Gerhard Diendorfer; Alexandre Piantini; Pasan Hettiarachchi; Diogo Machado CustódioEvaluation of lightning protection systems proposed for small structures by electromagnetic simulationAshen Gomes; Chandima Gomes; Zainal Kadir Lightning protection fo a temporary structure in open areaSatheesh Jacob; W H Siew; Nadeem Basharat; Seungjae ChoiElectromagnetic Shielding Analysis of Buildings Under Power Lines Hit by LightningShabnam Ladan; Ali Aghabarati; Rouzbeh Moini; Simon Fortin; Farid Paul Dawalibi
19:30-22:00
(Casino Estoril)
Wednesday, 28 September 2016
8:30-10:15
Session Chair: Vernon COORAY; Wolfgang SCHULZCorrelation between Leader Charge and Peak Current as Depicted by the Self Consistent Return Stroke ModelSukesh A; Udaya KumarVariations in return stroke velocity and its effect on the return stroke current along lightning channelNorhidayu Rameli; Mohd Zainal Abidin Ab Kadir; Mahdi Izadi; Chandima Gomes; Norhafiz AzisSpace Charge Distribution Inside the Corona Sheath During a Return StrokeMilan Ignjatovic; Fridolin Heidler; Jovan Cvetic; Nikola Mijajlovic; Dragan PavlovicClose Observations of Forked and Upward-Illumination Return Strokes at the Kennedy Space Center/Cape Canaveral Air Force StationJonathan Hill; Carlos MataSome characteristics of subsequent return strokes in positive ground flash in SwedenDalina Johari; Vernon Cooray; Mahbubur Rahman ; Pasan Hettiarachchi; Mohd Muzafar Ismail Wavelet Analysis of Chaotic Pulse Trains Prior To Subsequent Return Strokes in MalaysiaChin-Leong Wooi; Zulkurnain Abdul-Malek; Noor Azlinda Ahmad; Mona Riza Mohd Esa; Mohd Riduan Ahmad; Zaini Zakaria Session Chair: Chris ENGELBRECHT; Qing YANGEstimating the Lightning Performance of a Multi- Circuit Transmission TowerPawel Malicki; Andrzej Mackow; Mustafa KizilcayA Study of Rational Lightning Protection Measures for Power Distribution Lines in the Chugoku RegionYuichi Yoshida; Makoto Setoguchi; Kazuyuki Ishimoto; Akira Asakawa; Satoshi NakamuraEvaluation of transmitted over-voltages through a power transformer taking into account uncertainties on lightning parametersBruno Jurisic; Alain Xemard; Ivo Uglesic; Françoise Paladian; Sébastien Lallechere; Pierre BonnetLightning performance of EHV and UHV overhead transmission Lines in China southern power gridHansheng Cai; Lei Jia; Gang Liu; Shangmao Hu; Jian Shi; Hengxin He; Xiangen Zhao; Junjia HeStatistical Lightning Simulations for a HV "Mixed" Overhead-Cable Line: Preliminary StudiesFabio Massimo Gatta; Alberto Geri; Stefano Lauria; Marco MaccioniPreliminary study of lightning exposure of double-circuit 400 kV transmission line with special design of towers in Poland/LithuaniaMarek Loboda; Krzysztof Lenarczyk
10:15-10:45
10:45-12:30
Session Chair: Takatoshi SHINDO; Tarik SADOVICImplementation and Performance Analysis of the Lightning Potential Index as a Forecasting ToolElisabetta Fiori; Martina Lagasio; Antonio Parodi; Renato Procopio; Alexander Smorgonskiy; Farhad Rachidi; Gerhard DiendorferLightning Location Systems and Interstroke Intervals: Effects of Imperfect Detection EfficiencyMirjana Stojilović; Mohammad Azadifar; Marcos Rubinstein; Farhad RachidiA Method for Determining LDN Confidence Ellipse Information for Ground-Strike PointsHugh Hunt; Ken NixonCharacteristics of Negative Cloud-to-Ground Lightning over Land and OceanAmitabh Nag; Kenneth L. CumminsInitial Investigation of Influence of Wind Farms to Lightning EventsJosef Birkl; Eduard Shulzhenko; Gerhard DiendorferCorrelation vs. Causality in Other-Triggered Tower FlashesMarcos Rubinstein; Jacques Zuber; Alexander Smorgonskiy; Farhad Rachidi; Gerhard Diendorfer Session Chair: Jinliang HE; Maria Teresa Correia de BARROSA Modified Pi-Shaped Circuit-Based Model of Grounding ElectrodesPeerawut Yutthagowith; Anantawat KunakornDiscussion of Current Dependent Grounding Resistance using an Equivalent Circuit Considering Frequency-dependent Soil ParametersShozo SekiokaGrounding Modeling Using Transmission Line Theory: Extension to Arrangements Composed of Multiple ElectrodesRafael Alipio; Rodrigo Costa; Rosilene Dias; Alberto De Conti; Silverio VisacroFull-Wave Modelling of a CounterpoiseAntonio Paulo Magalhães; Antonio Carlos Lima; Maria Teresa Correia de BarrosApplication of an Analysis Technique to Characterise Impulse Response of Grounding SystemsHamed Hamzehbahmani; Manu Haddad; Huw Griffiths; Noureddine Harid; Dongsheng GuoSurge Behavior on the Single Conductor With a DiscontinuityYuxuan Ding; Yaping Du
12:30-14:00
14:00-15:15
Session Chair: Marcos RUBINSTEIN; Jovan CVETICLightning Induced Overvoltages on Overhead Lines Shielded by Nearby BuildingsFabio Tossani; Alberto Borghetti; Fabio Napolitano; Carlo Alberto Nucci; Alexandre PiantiniEffect of the multi-grounded neutral on the lightning induced voltages in an overhead power lineJosé Osvaldo Paulino; Wallace Boaventura; Celio BarbosaEnergy incident from lightning induced voltages in overhead power Lines due to cloud to cloud flashes in Sri LankaNilantha Sapumanage; Sankha Nanayakkara; Sidath Jayalal; Mahendra Fernando; Vernon CoorayLightning Protection of Pipeline SystemsGeorgios Peppas; Thomas Tsovilis; Eleftheria Pyrgioti; Zafeiris Politis; Dan Micu; Ioannis Gonos Session Chair: Mary Ann COOPER; Mohd Zainal Ab KADIRThe Development of the African Centres for Lightning and Electromagnetics NetworkMary Ann Cooper; Chandima Gomes; Richard Tushemereirwe; Jean Blaise Ngamini; Edmund Ataremwa; Foster Chileshi LubasiDetermination of the Lightning Current from its Thermal EffectsCamilo Andrés Martínez; Francisco Roman; Jorge Alejandro CristanchoTowards a Comprehensive Understanding of Lightning Risk Management in Colombia: An Insight into the Current Context of Disaster Risk ManagementDaniel Esteban Villamil; Francisco Santamaria; Wilson DiazLightning Safety PsycheChandima Gomes; Ashen Gomes
15:15-16:45
Session Chair: Jinliang HEMeasured Results of Gronding Electrode Impedances-- Effect of Electrode ShapeAkihiro Ametani; Koichi Yamabuki; Hiroshi Morii; Takashi KuboInfluence of Ring Bonding at the Ground Level upon Current Distribution Between Down ConductorsVolodymyr Shostak; Oleksii BondarSpecial Attaention to Impedance of Conductivity Enhancing Backfill MaterialsAPL Chandimal; Pasan Hettiarachchi; Sankha Nanayakkara; Vernon Cooray; , Mahbubur Rahman ; M FernandoIonization Characteristics of Soil in Coaxial Cylinderical Electrode Systems under Impulse VoltageHoe Gu Kim; Bok-Hee Lee; Dong-Jin Kweon; Jong-Kee ChoiHigh-Frequency Grounding Impedance Measurements at Test Site in Huta Poreby, PolandGrzegorz Maslowski; Robert Ziemba; Mitchell Guthrie; Alain Rousseau; Vladimir A. RakovCharacteristics of fulgurite-like structures under HV conditions: Effects on electrical earthing systemZulkifli bin Burhanuddin; Chandima Gomes; M Z K Zainal Ab Kadir ; Norhafiz AzizResearch of Influence Pattern of Lightning Current on Impulse Characteristic of Ground Device for Pole and TowerSen Wang; Lin Cheng; Zhizhong Li; Zhizhan Kong; Bo Zhang; Jing Wang; Jin LiThe Comparative Study of Soil Resistivity Based on General Method and Wenner Four-Pole MethodFengjiao Liu; Jiayan Yang; Kai SuComparative Performance of Impulsive Grounding Systems Embedded in Concrete: an Experiment in Reduced ScaleRoberto Cabral; Daniel Gazzana; Alex Tronchoni; Guilherme Dias; Roberto Leborgne; Arturo Bretas; Marcos Telló Session Chair: Carlo Alberto NUCCIVolt-time Curves of 24 kV Porcelain Insulators under Non-Standard Impulse WaveshapesMiltom Shigihara; Alexandre PiantiniOn The Effect of Insulator Angle With Respect to the Cross Arm on the Distribution of Lightning Electromagnetic FieldsMahdi Izadi; Mohd Zainal Abidin Ab Kadir; Mohamad Syahmi Ab Rahman; Mohammad Rezazadeh Mehrjou; Maryam HajikhaniAnalysis of Circuit Breaker Failures from Lightning Impulse CurrentAtsushi Satou; Nobuyuki MoriiElectrical Performance Evaluation of HDPE Developed for Surge Arresters HousingsIvan Paulo de Faria; Manuel Luis Barreira Martinez; Estácio Tavares Wanderley Neto; Alvaro Antonio Alencar de Queiroz; Marcel Fernando da Costa ParentoniVoltage-time Characteristics of Airgaps and Insulation Coordination - Survey of 100 Years Research -Dieter Kind; Michael Kurrat; Tobias Hartmut KoppEffects of Air Humidity on the Performance of a Polymer Insulator under Lightning Induced Voltage ConditionsMahdi Izadi; Mohd Zainal Abidin Ab Kadir; Chandima Gomes; Muhammad Syahmi; Maryam HajikhaniTransient Overvoltage in Distribution Networks in Rural AreasLuis Eduardo Perdomo Orjuela; Francisco Santamaría Piedrahita; Francisco José Román CamposAnalysis of current distribution among long-flashover arresters for 10 kV overhead line protection against direct lightning strikesDmitriy Belko; Georgy PodporkinAn Evaluation Procedure for Lightning Strike Distribution on Transmission LinesFabian Koehler; Jonathan SwinglerConsidering the Effects of a RTV Coating to Improve Electrical Insulation against LightningFarah Adilah Jamaludin; Mohd Zainal Abidin Ab Kadir; Mahdi Izadi; Norhafiz Azis; Jasronita Jasni; Mohammad Syahmi Abd Rahman Session Chair: Sigeru YOKOYAMAHigh Voltage Impulse Experiment on Electric Automobiles and its Verification Part2Yuta Naito; Shunichi Yanagawa; Kazuo YamamotoA Comprehensive Study on Nonlinear Behavior of Metal Oxide VaristorHongcai Chen; Ya-ping DuDamage Mechanism of PVC and Balsa Wood Used in Wind Turbine Blade under Thermal Effect of Lightning StrikesJiangyan Yan; Qingmin LiProcessing and Material Characterization of a Fiber-reinforced Ceramic Matrix Composite Used for Surge Protective Device EnclosureYufu Liu; Chuanyou Dai; Qiwei Wang; Yingchun ShiOn the performance of a polycrystalline PV panel under different impulse voltages and temperaturesNor Izzati Ahmad; Prof. Ir. Dr. Mohd. Zainal Abidin Ab. Kadir; Dr. Mahdi Izadi; Nur Hazirah Zaini; Prof. Madya Dr. Mohd. Amran Mohd. Radzi; Dr. Norhafiz Azis; Prof. Madya Dr. Wan Zuha Wan HasanOn the Effect of Lightning on a Solar Photovoltaic SystemNur Hazirah Zaini; Prof.Ir.Dr Mohd Zainal Abidin Ab. Kadir; Dr. Mahdi Izadi; Nor Izzati Ahmad; Prof. Madya Dr. Mohd. Amran Mohd. Radzi; Dr. Norhafiz Azis; Prof. Madya Dr. Wan Zuha Wan HasanInvestigation of grounding resistance effect on the MV grid of Hellenic electromotive railwaySokratis Pastromas; Alkistis Papamikou; Georgios Peppas; Eleftheria PyrgiotiLightning Protection of Carbon Fibre Reinforced Plastics – An Overview –Christian Karch; Christian MetznerStudy of Shutdown of Wind Turbine Generation System using Potential in Atmospheric Electric FieldNaoyoshi Tsutsui; Kazuo Yamamoto; Yasuaki Kasai; Nobuyuki Honjo; Keiichi Takahashi; Toshio Goda; Hideki Takagi; Yuta NaitoProcessing of Upward Leader on the Wind Turbine Blade and Critical Length Inception CriterionYufei Ma; Zixin Guo; Qingmin Li Session Chair: Maria Teresa CORREIA DE BARROSDeveloped Simplification of the Risk AssessmentNorbert Szedenik; Tamás Bodócs; István Kiss; István BertaVaristor Coupling for Combination Wave Test of Surge Protective DevicesJianguo Wang; Mi Zhou; Yadong Fan; Li Cai; Lixian Pei; Quanxin LiLightning Transient Impedance Analysis of a Junction Concrete Gap Soaked in Salt Water under Varying Air Pressure ConditionsDaisuke OkanoAnalysis on the Choosing of Test Electrode for Lightning Current Metal Ablation ExperimentsYakun Liu; Hailiang Xia; Zhengcai Fu; Xin Gao; Baoquan LiuConcerns of the Application of Lightning Protection Risk Assesment for Small StructuresChandima Gomes; Foster Chileshe Lubasi ; Ashen Gomes; Mygmar Doljinsuren Lightning Protection System for PC BuildingsKazuo Hiruma; Yoshikane KojimaLightning Current Distribution in the Components of Cladding StructureOleksii Bondar; Volodymyr Shostak; Thomas SmatlochDesign and Construction of A Variable Air-Core Inductor for Lightning Impulse Current Test on Surge ArrestersPiyapon Tuethong; Peerawut Yutthagowith; Sakda ManeerotA simple physical model for self-triggered upward leaders from high-rise buildingsMing Kit Chan; Mingli Chen; Yaping Du
16:45-18:30
Session Chair: Vladimir RAKOV; Ivan REVELObservation of rocket-triggered lightningShinji Yasui; Tetsuya Takuwa; Daisuke Morishima; Shinichi Sumi; Takeshi Morimoto; Kenji HoriiNew Triggered Lightning Testing Capabilities at the International Center for Lightning Research and Testing (ICLRT)Jonathan Hill; Carlos MataElectric discharges produced by artificially charged clouds: Influence of rapidly moving conductive objectAlexander Kostinskiy; Evgeny Mareev; Vladimir RakovReconstructing initial continuous current in rocket-triggered lightning with close magnetic measurementGaopeng Lu; Yanfeng Fan; Hongbo Zhang; Rubin Jiang; Mingyuan Liu; Xiushu Qie; Steven CummerNumber and Dimensional Distribution of Stems near the Anode in a 1m Air Gap under Positive PulseXiangen Zhao; Junjia He; Hengxin He; Yishi Yue; Weijiang ChenMethodologies for the charge estimation in the leader corona region used in modeling long air gaps under positive voltage impulsesOscar Diaz; Vernon Cooray; Liliana Arevalo Session Chair: Mikihisa SAITO; Mirjana STOJILOVICLightning Protection of Wind Turbine regarding with Risk ManagementYoh YasudaIntegrating the Loss of Economic Value in Lightning-Related Risk Assessments of Large Scale Photovoltaic Systems Participating in Regulated and Competitive Energy MarketsAndreas Demetriou; Charalambos A. Charalambous; Nikolaos KokkinosSafety of Wind Farm Grounding Systems under Fault and Lightning CurrentsFrançois GRANGE; Sébastien JOURNET; Rouzbeh MOINI; Farid DAWALIBIInfluence Which Corrosion Resistant Coating Gives Grounding Impedance of Floating Type Offshore Wind TurbineKenta TANAKA; Koichi YAMABUKIInvestigation of potential distribution on a CFRP coupon under impulse current.Test results and FDTD simulation.David Romero; J. Antonio Rey; Joan Montanya; Ricard Horta; Guillem TobellaEffects of the PV-Generator’s Terminals Connection to Ground on Electromagnetic Transients Caused by Lightning in Utility Scale PV-PlantsYarú Méndez; Ismael Acosta; Juan Carlos Rodríguez; Jorge Ramírez; Juan Bermúdez; Miguel Martínez
Thursday, 29 September 2016
8:30-10:15
Session Chair: Shigeru YOKOYAMA; Fernando H. SILVEIRALightning Protection of Electric Vehicle Charging InfrastructureJing Zhao; Hongwen Zhang; Qiang Lu; Changquan Xu; Guohua YangInvestigation of lightning incidence on shipsEleni Nicolopoulou; Andreas Alexandrou; Markos Georgopoulos; Dimitrios Vatistas; Ioannis Gonos; Ioannis StathopulosAn introduction to a new aerospace lightning direct effects research programme and the significance of Zone 2A waveform components on sparking jointsSimon EvansInduced Surges in Railway Signaling Systems during an Indirect Lightning StrikeRuihan Qi; Binghao Li; Yaping DuExperimental Study and Circuit Analysis Model of Lightning Isolation Transformer for Railway Signal SystemShunichi Yanagawa; Yuta Naito; Kazuo YamamotoCoordination of surge arresters in DC 3 kV railway traction system – field testsMirosław Zielenkiewicz; Tomasz Maksimowicz; Radosław Burak-Romanowski Session Chair: Carlo Alberto NUCCI; Wallace BOAVENTURA Standardized risk and the use of lightning hazard forecastingAttila Gulyás; Norbert Szedenik; István Kiss; István BertaThunderstorm Warning Systems: IEC 62793 standardStéphane Schmitt; Alain RousseauLightning Risk Evaluation – Field experienceAlain Rousseau; Sébastien Sarramegna; Semi Taofifenua; Wacapo Taine; Fernanda CruzIEC 62561 Electrical Testing of US Connectors and Stranded CableMitchell Guthrie; Greg Martinjak; Harold (Bud) VanSickle IIICurrent distribution in MOV element stressde by 4/10 μs impulse currentNaoyuki Tsukamoto; Shunsuke Imato; Yoshihiro Baba; Masaru IshiiInvestigation of the Effects of Multi-waveform Multi-pulse Impulse Currents on MOV for Class I SPD Through Operating Duty TestsYuwei He; Zhengcai Fu; Jian Chen
10:15-10:45
10:45-12:30
Session Chair: Gérard BERGER; Liliana AREVALOCharacterization of Far Electric Field Waveforms Produced by Rocket-Triggered Lightning in the Range of 73-126 kmjianguo wang; quanxin li; li cai; yadong fan; wansheng dongElectric Field Close to Lightning Channel in the Presence of Current Reflections from the GroundJovan Cvetic; Fridolin Heidler; Milan Ignjatovic; Milica Tausanovic; Nikola Mijajlovic; Dragan PavlovicA Subsequent Positive Stroke Developing in the Channel of Preceding Negative Stroke and Containing Bipolar Continuing CurrentYanan Zhu; Vladimir Rakov; Manh Tran; Weitao LuEmission height of narrow bipolar events of a tropical storm over Malacca StraitMohd Riduan Ahmad; Dinesh Periannan; Mona Riza Mohd Esa; Earle Williams; Gaopeng Lu; Hongbo Zhang; Mohamad Zoinol Abidin Abd Aziz; Vernon CoorayCharacteristics of narrow bipolar EventsFeifan Liu; Dong Ma; Baoyou Zhu; Ming MaFrequency Analysis of Thunder FeaturesSidath Abegunawardana; J A P Bodhika; Sankha Nanayakkara; Mahendra Fernando; Vernon Cooray Session Chair: Stephan PACK; António SIQUEIRA DE LIMAA methodology for estimating transmission lines lightning performance using a statistical approachNuno Filipe; Carlos Cardoso; João Mendes; Andreia Leira; David Duarte; Luis Perro; Manuel Matos FernandesGuidelines for transmission lines lightning performance improvement using a statistical approachCarlos Cardoso; João Mendes; Nuno Filipe; Andreia Leiria; David Duarte; Luis Perro; Manuel Matos FernandesA New Method to Evaluate the Lightning Flashover Risk of Transmission Line Based On Data MiningJian Li; Yao Yao; Xueming ZhouIntegrated Electro-optic Sensor based Transient Voltage Measuring System and its ApplicationsChijie Zhuang; Hai Wang; Rong Zeng; Jinliang He; Shijun XieApplication of Lightning Optical Path Monitoring System on 500kV Transmission Lines in Mountain AreaGu Shanqiang; Yan Biwu; Zhao Chun; Wang Tao; Lin QingResearch and Application of a Non-contact Optical Voltage Sensor for the Monitoring of Lightning and Switching Overvoltage in EHV Power GridRui Han; Qing Yang; Wenxia Sima; Shangpeng Sun; Tong Liu; Hongwen Liu; Ke Wang
12:30-14:00
14:00-19:00
Friday, 30 September 2016
8:30-10:15
Session Chair: Hitoshi HAYASHIYA; Manuel Matos FERNANDES Revision of lightning protection map for overhead contact line systemMasahiro Nakayama; Yukio Furuyama; Haruki Aoyagi; Hiroshi Katou; Takehiko Nakamura; Yuuki Iino; Takeshi Yamazaki; Hitoshi Hayashiya; Dan TsuchizawaLightning induced voltage on control cable in traction substationHiroki Tanaka; Hiroshi Yamashita; Keiji Kawahara; Naoto NagaokaLightning Overvoltage of Rails and Signalling Cables in Electrified / Non-electrified SectionHideki Arai; Youhei Hizawa; Hiroyuki Fujita; Manabu AidaCause Investigation of Diode Rectifier Trouble by Lightning in Traction SubstationHitoshi Hayashiya; Keiichiro Hanaoka; Kazumi Nishimura; Tomofumi Momose; Hideaki Takizawa; Takehiko Nakamura; Yusuke Yamamoto; Kohei Sakaguchi; Shinji YasuiDevelopment of Leakage Current Monitoring Device for ArresterYusuke Takido; Sho Mochizuki; Yuichi Takahashi; Koji Ajiki; Tomohiro Owaku; Masayuki Seto; Nobuhiro Nakamura; Tomohiro Warigaya; Tetsushi Watanabe; Kazunori Takagi; Tetsuaki Ikeda; Hideo KikuchiExperimental Study on Electrical Characteristics of Grounding Method for Shinkansen LinesHiroyuki Fujita; Hideki Arai; Gaku Morita; Shun Nakahara; Rinichi YokotaExperimental Study on New Type Earth Mesh in Railway Substations Aimed at Lightning ProtectionGaku Morita; Masataka Akagi; Hideki Imamura; Hiroki Tanaka; Keiji Kawahara; Masashi Matsui; Yohei Sakai Session Chair: Carlo Alberto NUCCI; Alexandre PIANTINILightning-Induced Voltages on Distribution Lines with Shield WiresAlexandre PiantiniExperiments of Lightning Induced Overvoltages on a Real-size Overhead Distributuon LineShigeru Yokoyama; Shozo SekiokaEstimation of Fault Rate of 6.6kV Distribution Line Considering Surge Arrester DamagesKoji Michishita; Hikaru Sato; Ryota Mori; Shigeru YokoyamaDegradation Characteristics on MOV of Surge Arrester used for 6.6kV Power Distribution LineYoshiyasu Koga; Yasuaki Yoneda; Tomoyuki Sato; Shigeru Yokoyama; Satoshi MatsumotoDevelopment of Gapless Surge Arresters and Application of Them to Power System FacilitiesMisao Kobayashi
10:15-10:45
10:45-12:30
Session Chair: Shozo SEKIOKA; Andreia LEIRIAEstimation of Damage Rate of Electronic Watt-Hour Meters Caused by Transient Magnetic Field due to Direct Lightning Strokes to Distribution LineKazuyuki Ishimoto; Ryota Mori; Akira AsakawaSmart grid in Japan associated with lightning protection of renewable energiesToshihisa FUNABASHI; Shozo SEKIOKAApplication of LLS to detection of winter lightning flashes hitting wind turbinesMikihisa SAITO; Masaru ISHIITransient Grounding Characteristic Affecting Back-flow Lightning Current into Distribution SystemKazuo Yamamoto; Yuki Kubo; Shinichi SumiStudy of Lightning Protection for Hydrogen StationKazuki Oobayashi; Yuta Naito; Nobuyuki Morii; Takeo Ijichi; Nobuhiro Ohno; Shozo Sekioka Session Chair: Joan MONTANYA; Yoshihiro BABALightning Risk Assessment to wind turbines: methodology and guidelinesVictor MarchLightning Mapping Observations of Downward lightning Flashes To Wind TurbinesJoan Montanyà; Oscar van der Velde; Nicolau Pineda; Oriol Argemí; Anna Domingo-Dalmau; Albert SalvadorMeasurement of Lightning Current at Wind Turbine near Coast of Sea of Japan in WinterKoji Michishita; Minoru Furukawa; Nobuyuki Honjyo; Shigeru YokoyamaWinter lightning activity in specific global regions and implications to wind turbines and tall structuresVictor March; Joan Montanyà; Ferran Fabró; Oscar van der Velde; David Romero; Glòria Solà; Modesto Freijo; Nicolau PinedaEuropean cold season lightning map for wind turbines based on radio soundingsStephan Vogel; Javier Lopez; Anna Candela Garolera; Soren Find Madsen; Joachim HolbollFair Weather Induced Charges and Currents on Tall Wind Turbines and Experiments with KitesJesús Alberto López; Joan Montanyà; Oscar van der Velde; Ferran Fabró; David Romero
12:30-13:00
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