Hui-Chun Wu of Zhejiang University combined data on energy, electron number
, and length of electron bunches released from lightning with a model of satellite TIPPs data.
A Mobius molecule will be aromatic only when the electron number
is a multiple of four, Miliordos reports online December 28 in Physical Review A.
D] is approximately 1 cm, although it quickly becomes large for gases with very low electron number
densities or high temperatures.