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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As a result, even low-energy cosmic rays can reach the surface, turning the Moon into a handy space-based particle detector. When cosmic rays strike, they interact with the powdery surface of the Moon, called the regolith, to produce gamma-ray emission.
The inline particle detector is able to detect scratches, holes or colour defects on the surface of parts, along with identifying particles on the surface using dark field illumination.
During the internship, Abdulaziz worked on Cern's large particle detector, the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS), located across the border in France.
Shaikha, on the other hand, worked on the Large Hadron Collider ATLAS detector, the largest volume particle detector ever constructed, which aims to discover new particles and find answers to several unanswered questions in the field of physics.
In 2014, he won Fermilab's annual Physics Slam with his presentation using claymation to show how different particles interact inside a liquid-argon particle detector, depicting them as multicolored monsters bumping into one another and creating electrons for the detector's sensors to pick up.
The Jupiter Energetic Particle Detector Instrument (JEDI) detected a new radiation zone very near to the planet.
Following the signing of the Agreement, Minister Premajayantha visited the CERN underground experimental area, in Cessy, France, also known as the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experiment, particle detector at CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC).
Nathan's creation was - inspired by a LEGO version of ATLAS - the particle detector at CERN - made from more than 9,500 bricks.
The loophole that is left proposes that a particle detector's settings may "conspire" with events in the shared causal past of the detectors themselves to determine which properties of the particle to measure-a scenario that, however far-fetched, implies that a physicist running the experiment does not have complete free will in choosing each detector's setting.
At a seminar held at CERN, the ATLAS experiment - one of the seven particle detector experiments at the LHC - presented its preliminary results observing a new particle in the mass region of around 125-126 GeV.
THE AMOT Metal Particle Detector (MPD) alerts operators to perform oil condition checks to determine machinery health status.