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Title: Cerenkov Light

Abstract

The bright blue glow from nuclear reactors is Cerenkov light. Karl Slifer describes how nuclear physicists can use this phenomenon to study the nucleus of the atom.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
TJNAF (Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, Newport News, VA (United States))
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1132052
Resource Type:
Multimedia
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; 22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; CERENKOV; LIGHT; JEFFERSON LAB; TJNL; KARL SLIFER; PARTICLE; DETECTION

Citation Formats

Slifer, Karl. Cerenkov Light. United States: N. p., 2013. Web.
Slifer, Karl. Cerenkov Light. United States.
Slifer, Karl. Thu . "Cerenkov Light". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1132052.
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abstractNote = {The bright blue glow from nuclear reactors is Cerenkov light. Karl Slifer describes how nuclear physicists can use this phenomenon to study the nucleus of the atom.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2013},
month = {6}
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