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.

dx.doi.org/10.1051/epjconf/201713503003
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