particle detector

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Noun1.particle detector - a chamber in which particles can be made visible
bubble chamber - an instrument that records the tracks of ionizing particles
chamber - a natural or artificial enclosed space
cloud chamber, Wilson cloud chamber - apparatus that detects the path of high-energy particles passing through a supersaturated vapor; each particle ionizes molecules along its path and small droplets condense on them to produce a visible track
spark chamber, spark counter - an instrument that detects ionizing radiation from elementary particles
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Nathan's creation was - inspired by a LEGO version of ATLAS - the particle detector at CERN - made from more than 9,500 bricks.
THE AMOT Metal Particle Detector (MPD) alerts operators to perform oil condition checks to determine machinery health status.
The 6-member crew of space shuttle Endeavour began its two-day journey back to the Earth from the orbiting International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday 11:55 pm (EDT) after delivering a $2 billion payload - Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer particle detector or a cosmic ray detector - and a pallet of spare parts intended to tide over the orbital outpost after the shuttle program ends.
The astronauts are currently installing a particle detector called the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer in the space station.
There is an additional option for the filter trolleys to incorporate Parker's iCountPD laser particle detector to provide early warning of low, medium and high contamination levels cutting the cost of maintenance, repair and overhaul still further.
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CMS collaboration scientists, the heaviest portion of the Compact Muon Solenoid particle detector has made the journey into its experimental cavern 100 meters underground into the Large Hadron Collider accelerator at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland.
This particular zone, known as the "B-Factory," is a 1,200 ton particle detector used in scientific experiments studying distinctions between the decays of sub-atomic B mesons and their anti-matter counterparts, which may in turn explain why the universe favored the existence of matter over anti-matter following the Big Bang.
The company, which owns the Worcestershire particle detector operation Malvern, reported a 41 per cent rise in profits for the first half- year to pounds 18.
Objective: The goal of our project is to empower a broad range of research fields with a completely new particle detector, able to concurrently deliver time resolutions of the order of
Even closer to Earth is another particle detector, the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer, that has lived aboard the International Space Station since 2011.