This list contains publications (2017-19) that are associated with the various Working Groups of this COST Action.

WG1 – Atmospheric electricity network

Christos Haldoupis, Is there a conclusive evidence on lightning-related effects on sporadic E layers? Journal of  Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics 172 (2018), 117–121.

Harrison, R.G. and K.A. Nicoll (2018) Fair weather criteria for atmospheric electricity measurements, J. Atmos. Sol. Terr. Phys., in press,

Attila Buzás, Tamás Horváth, Veronika Barta, and József Bór, Revisiting the decreasing trend of atmospheric electrical potential gradient measured in Central Europe at Nagycenk, Hungary, EGU General Assembly 2018, Vienna 8-13 April 2018 (poster), Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 20, EGU2018-6723, 2018.

Konstantinos Kourtidis and the COST Action CA15211 Team, Atmospheric Electricity Network: coupling with the Earth System, climate and biological systems, EGU General Assembly 2018, Vienna 8-13 April 2018 (oral), Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 20, EGU2018-4410, 2018.

Kourtidis K., Atmospheric Electricity coupling with the Earth System, climate and biological systems: A review, Book of abstracts, 14th International Conference in Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics, COMECAP2018, ISBN 978-960-98220-4-6, Alexandroupolis, p. 22, 2018.

Nicoll K.A., Harrison R G., V. Barta, J. Bor, R. Brugge, A. Chillingarian, J. Chum, A. K. Georgoulias, A. Guha, K. Kourtidis, M. Kubicki, E. Mareev, J. Matthews, H. Mkrtchyan, A. Odzimek, J.-P. Raulin, D. Robert, H. Silva, J. Tacza, Y. Yair, R. Yaniv, A global atmospheric electricity monitoring network for climate and geophysical research, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 184, 18-29,, 2019.

WG2 – Natural radionuclides / ionosphere and connections with natural hazards

Bór, J., Zelkó, Z., Hegedüs, T., Jäger, Z., Mlynarczyk, J., Popek, M., & Betz, H. D. (2018). On the Series of +CG Lightning Strokes in Dancing Sprite Events. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 123.

WG3 – Climatic relevance

A. Karagodin, The first outcomes and further plans of incorporating GEC into the chemical climate models, Oral presentation at the 8th International Student’s Conference “Science and Progress-2017”. “Science and Progress-2017” was held in Russia in Saint-Petersburg State University (Saint-Petersburg, Peterhof, Russia) from 13th to 17th November 2017. A. Karagodin presented the results of his STSM.

WG4 – Biological aspects

Gallep, Cristiano M, João F Viana, Michal Cifra, Dominic Clarke, and Daniel Robert, Peter Barlow’s Insights and Contributions to the Study of Tidal Gravity Variations and Ultra-Weak Light Emissions in Plants. Annals of Botany, January 2, 2018.

Salari, V., Sh Barzanjeh, M. Cifra, C. Simon, F. Scholkmann, Z. Alirezaei, and J. A. Tuszynski, Electromagnetic Fields and Optomechanics in Cancer Diagnostics and Treatment. Frontiers In Bioscience, Landmark 23 (2018): 1391–1406.

Tian, Bozhi, Shuai Xu, John A Rogers, Stefano Cestellos-Blanco, Peidong Yang, João L Carvalho-de-Souza, Francisco Bezanilla, et al., Roadmap on Semiconductor–Cell Biointerfaces. Physical Biology 15, no. 3 (March 9, 
2018): 031002.

Poplová, Michaela, Pavel Sovka, and Michal Cifra, Poisson Pre-Processing of Nonstationary Photonic Signals: Signals with Equality between Mean and Variance. Edited by Joseph Najbauer. PLOS ONE 12, no. 12 (December 7, 2017): e0188622.

Burgos, Rosilene Cristina Rossetto, Johannes Cornelius Schoeman, Lennart Jan van Winden, Kateřina Červinková, Rawi Ramautar, Eduard P. A. Van Wijk, Michal Cifra, Ruud Berger, Thomas Hankemeier, and Jan van der Greef,Ultra-Weak Photon Emission as a Dynamic Tool for Monitoring Oxidative Stress Metabolism. Scientific Reports 7, no. 1 (December 2017).

Barzanjeh, Sh., V. Salari, J. A. Tuszynski, M. Cifra, and C. Simon, Optomechanical Proposal for Monitoring Microtubule Mechanical Vibrations. Physical Review E 96, no. 1 (July 12, 2017): 012404.

WG5 – Instrumentation development

Teplan M., I. Bajla, O. Štrbák, M. Cifra, Development of experimental platform for monitoring biological response of cells to weak low frequency electromagnetic fields, 11th International Conference on Measurement, Smolenice Castle, Slovakia, 29 - 31 May 2017,  DOI:

Havelka, Daniel, Ondrej Krivosudský, Jiří Průša, and Michal Cifra, Rational Design of Sensor for Broadband Dielectric Spectroscopy of Biomolecules. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 273C (May 2018): 62–69.

Jha, Abhishek K., Zubair Akhter, Nilesh Tiwari, K. T. M. Shafi, H. Samant, M. J. Akhtar, and M. Cifra, Broadband Wireless Sensing System for Noninvasive Testing of Biological Samples. IEEE Journal on 5.Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems 8, no. 2 (2018): 251–59.  DOI: 10.1109/JETCAS.2018.2829205