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
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Using data from the High-Altitude Water Cherenkov (HAWC) Gamma-Ray Observatory in Mexico, the scientists found that two nearby pulsars - despite being the right age and at the right distance to be likely candidates for the excess positrons - are actually "surrounded by an extended murky cloud that prevents most positrons from escaping.
Glyndwr Innovations', Precision Optical Systems Group based at the St Asaph site have been collaborating with Liverpool and Durham Universities to develop technology for fabrication of low-cost mirror segments for the Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA).
The purpose of this consultation is to design, manufacture, test and supply Winston Cones (and related molds) to equip the Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA), to be constructed by an international consortium IPAG and more than 100 research institutes around the world.
The system incorporates five imaging modalities as standard on one instrument, providing co-registration of molecular events based on bioluminescence, fluorescence, cherenkov radiation, direct radioisotopic imaging (DRI) and X-ray imaging.
And it would be hard (not impossible but not easy) to find someone at random who has been near a nuclear weapon or a nuclear reactor (I can write that with some personal knowledge of both: as a child I was shown the reactor room of the civilian nuclear ship USS Savannah, and can still remember the Cherenkov glow, and as an adult I have been to a NATO site where nuclear-tipped cruise missiles were stationed as part of a counter to the Soviet deployment of SS-20s).
Researchers from the High-Altitude Water Cherenkov Observatory in Mexico released an analysis of their first year of observations of gamma rays, ultrahigh-energy light particles blasted in our direction from some of the most extreme environments in the universe.
where B is the external magnetic field, M is the muon mass and we can measure the momentum from the curvature r and the velocity V from the Cherenkov detector.
Installations include the Pierre Auger Observatory in Argentina (4,500 ft) and the Major Atmospheric Gamma-ray Imaging Cherenkov (MAGIC) Telescopes on the Canary Island of La Palma (7,200 ft).
On 2012 July 26 the HESS II telescope, with a 28-m mirror, came online, making it the largest Cherenkov telescope ever built.
South Africa reaffirmed its political, scientific and technological support for Namibia's bid to host the Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA), a global project that has attracted more than 1 000 scientists from 27 countries.
Igor' Tamm helped prove the existence of Cherenkov radiation, emitted by particles traveling faster than the speed of light.
As a way to make radiation safer and better, Dartmouth began to investigate a scientific phenomenon called the Cherenkov effect in 2011.