Cerenkov radiation

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noun Ce·ren·kov radiation \ chə-ˈreŋ-kȯf- , chər-ˈyeŋ- \

Definition of Cerenkov radiation

:light produced by charged particles (such as electrons) traversing a transparent medium at a speed greater than that of light in the same medium called also Cerenkov light

Origin and Etymology of cerenkov radiation

P. A. Cherenkov


Medical Dictionary

Cerenkov radiation

noun
variants: also Cherenkov radiation

medical Definition of Cerenkov radiation

:light produced by charged particles (as electrons) traversing a transparent medium at a speed greater than that of light in the same medium called also Cerenkov light

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