Cherenkov

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Cherenkov

(tʃɪˈrɛŋkɒf; Russian tʃɪˈrjenkəf) or

Cerenkov

n
(Biography) Pavel Alekseyevich (ˈpavɪl alɪkˈsjejɪvitʃ). 1904–90, Soviet physicist: noted for work on the effects produced by high-energy particles: shared Nobel prize for physics 1958