This paper deals with the measurement of ionising radiation emitted in the vertical field of electric discharge generated between the tip and the grounded plate electrode. The generator set-up was for 400 consecutive negative discharges with voltage amplitude 0.9 MV, waveform shape 1.2/50 $\mu $s, discharge energy 80 kJ and electrodes 1 m apart. Thermoluminescent, passive detectors were used to avoid electromagnetic interference from the discharge. The detectors were placed at the electrodes and three vertical positions 1 m from the discharge axis. This work extends a previous study focused on dosimetry in the plane parallel to the ground. This experiment confirmed the presence of a photon/electron component at the electrode tip and 0.5 m vertical position at a distance of 1 m from the discharge axis. In addition, the presence of neutrons was found for new positions in the vertical axis and the ground electrode.
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