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Title: How does Cerenkov radiation work?

Abstract

The behavior of matter can constantly amaze people, especially when extreme conditions are involved. In this video, Fermilab’s Dr. Don Lincoln describes what happens when a charged particle travels through a transparent material faster than light travels through that same material. When that happens, blue and violet light is emitted. This light is called Cerenkov light. This video tells you everything you need to know.

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Research Org.:
FNAL (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States))
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1639024
Resource Type:
Multimedia
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; CERENKOV; LIGHT TRAVEL; SPEED OF LIGHT; PARTICLE; RADIATION; BLUE LIGHT; VIOLET LIGHT

Citation Formats

Lincoln, Don. How does Cerenkov radiation work?. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Lincoln, Don. How does Cerenkov radiation work?. United States.
Lincoln, Don. Wed . "How does Cerenkov radiation work?". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1639024.
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {10}
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