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6) The latter are the experimental data one obtains for microscopic objects that interact with a macroscopic measuring apparatus prepared in a metastable state, for example, the Wilson cloud chamber and the Geiger counter.
About the experimental rig, most works done during the 70's and 80's were performed on burners, for example Myers and Lefevbre (1986) correlated Sauter mean diameter data from plain-jet air blast atomizers Hayashi and Kumagai (1974) were the first to use the Wilson cloud chamber principle to produce thermodynamically sprays and use it for combustion studies, by expansion-cooling of gaseous fuel-air mixture using a cylinder-piston device, where fuel vapour becomes supersaturated and some portion condenses into droplets.
Cameron and Bowen (2001) used a similar combustion apparatus to the present authors also based in the principle of the Wilson cloud chamber and similarly produced monodisperse droplet clouds of ethanol in the transition range from 5 to 15 [micro]m where laminar burning velocity enhancement may occur.
The bomb was modified by Atzler and Lawes [11] to produce aerosol mixtures based on the Wilson cloud chamber technique [15].
Some were advances in science, such as the invention of radioactive carbon 14 dating, the cyclotron, the Wilson Cloud Chamber, nuclear fission, etc.
This Wilson cloud chamber effect is often noted in glass bell jar systems.
Your own ten-year old may take a peek into his future in the murky ball of a midget Wilson cloud chamber, while you borrow his Geiger counter to go prospecting for Uranium," the magazine said.
But the art in the exhibition often reaches like this too: words pale in Richter's Atlas, in Broodthaers' Museum, and in Ecke Bonk and Richard Hamilton's typosophic theatre with its luminous Wilson Cloud chamber.