We show that LOFAR can be used as a lightning mapping array with a resolution that is orders of magnitude better than existing arrays. In addition the polarization of the radiation can be used to track the direction of the stepping discharges.

Cosmic Lightning
International Conference on Acoustic and Radio EeV Neutrino Detection Activities
This work was funded by the The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO); grant id nwo/12PR3041-2 - Cosmic Lightning
Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Scholten, O, Buitink, S, Dina, R, Dorosti Hasankiadeh, Q, Frieswijk, W, Hendriks, F, … Winchen, T. (2017). Lightning imaging with LOFAR. In EPJ Web of Conferences. doi:10.1051/epjconf/201713503003