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(ka'ren-kŏv),
(Cherenkov) Pavel A., 20th-century Russian physicist and Nobel laureate. See: Cerenkov radiation.
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It will have an array of about 100 telescopes that see Cherenkov light, deployed over an area of 3 kilometers.
of Ann Arbor, Mich., a laser company, supplied pulsed lasers for "Cherenkov" crystal devices to control automotive paint layer thickness in Japan based on technology from Nagoya University.
This is done via the Cherenkov light produced by the air shower particles as they enter the 300 water detector tanks that constitute the observatory, with a total water volume of 54 million litres.
Karlsson, "Cherenkov radiation emitted by solitons in optical fibers," Physical Review A, vol.
Peng, "Cherenkov electromagnetic instability excited by an oscillating relativistic electron beam in ion channel," Physics of Plasmas, vol.
And it would be hard (not impossible but not easy) to find someone at random who has been near a nuclear weapon or a nuclear reactor (I can write that with some personal knowledge of both: as a child I was shown the reactor room of the civilian nuclear ship USS Savannah, and can still remember the Cherenkov glow, and as an adult I have been to a NATO site where nuclear-tipped cruise missiles were stationed as part of a counter to the Soviet deployment of SS-20s).
Researchers from the High-Altitude Water Cherenkov Observatory in Mexico released an analysis of their first year of observations of gamma rays, ultrahigh-energy light particles blasted in our direction from some of the most extreme environments in the universe.
where B is the external magnetic field, M is the muon mass and we can measure the momentum from the curvature r and the velocity V from the Cherenkov detector.
Installations include the Pierre Auger Observatory in Argentina (4,500 ft) and the Major Atmospheric Gamma-ray Imaging Cherenkov (MAGIC) Telescopes on the Canary Island of La Palma (7,200 ft).
South Africa reaffirmed its political, scientific and technological support for Namibia's bid to host the Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA), a global project that has attracted more than 1 000 scientists from 27 countries.
As a way to make radiation safer and better, Dartmouth began to investigate a scientific phenomenon called the Cherenkov effect in 2011.