nuclear emulsion


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nuclear emulsion

n.
Any of several photographic emulsions used to detect and visually display the paths of charged subatomic particles, especially of charged cosmic ray particles.
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This void, named Scan Pyramids Big Void, was first observed with nuclear emulsion films installed in the Queen's chamber, then confirmed with scintillator hodoscopes set up in the same chamber (KEK) and re-confirmed with gas detectors outside of the pyramid (CEA), according to the study.
Among the topics are dosimetry assessments for the reactor pressure vessel and core barrel in British pressurized water reactor plants, the sensitivity of adjustment to parameter correlations and to response-parameter correlations, Los Alamos National Laboratory fission basis, reactor pulse-repeatability studies at the Annular Core Research Reactor, and developing neutron measurement in intense gamma fields using a new type of nuclear emulsion.
Nuclear emulsion is the same as photographic emulsion, and the particles make dark tracks in it.
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