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(ka'ren-kŏv),
(Cherenkov) Pavel A., 20th-century Russian physicist and Nobel laureate. See: Cerenkov radiation.
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This was the first time Cherenkov studies came out of the laboratory and into a treatment setting.
The Cherenkov radiation is caused by charged particles moving through the air, producing a faint luminescence that can be detected and analyzed for information on particles that generate it.
1995) Aerogel Cherenkov counter for the KEK B-factory experiment.
Cherenkov for the "clipping path" of Ethiopian fish picture; and John Friel for information on N.
Se hace utilizando una tecnica inventada por el fisico ruso Pavel Cherenkov, quien descubrio que las particulas cargadas que emanan de la radiacion electromagnetica pueden ser detectadas mediante un material que actua como aislante, incluso si dichas particulas, por lo general electrones, sobrepasan la velocidad de la luz con que fueron emitidas originalmente.
Fabricated from molded and machined PMMA (polymethylmethacrylate) acrylic, the light guides are assembled to form a truncated pyramid that is part of a Ring Image Cherenkov Counter, which is positioned under the AMS-02, with its ultimate goal being to detect and identify charged particles, specifically those associated with dark, missing, or antimatter.
When a very few of the neutrinos from the supernova explosion collide with the electrons in the water, those energetic electrons then produce light in the form of the electromagnetic bow wave called Cherenkov radiation.
Those PMTs can sense the blue Cherenkov radiation that is generated during the rare event of a high-energy neutrino entering the planet from the Northern Hemisphere, passing completely through it, then colliding with a water molecule in the ice sheet in the vicinity of the detector.
There are three basic kinds of electromagnetic radiation by charged particles: Cherenkov or Smith-Purcell radiation, transition radiation and bremsstrahlung radiation.