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Observing the World of Particles

Detectors play an important role in science. Often the advances in the understanding of the fundamental processes in Nature and the technological development have gone hand in hand. With more advanced detectors finer details can be studied and rarer processes can be explored.


   The Cloud Chamber
   The Nuclear Emulsion
   The Bubble Chamber
   The Multiwire Chamber




First published: May 15, 2001
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