Cerenkov, Pavel A.
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Cerenkov,(Cherenkov), Pavel A., Russian physicist and Nobel laureate, 1904-1990.
Cerenkov radiation - light given off by a transparent medium when a high-energy particle speeds through it at a velocity greater than that of light in that medium.
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