Wilson cloud chamber

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apparatus that detects the path of high-energy particles passing through a supersaturated vapor

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Cameron and Bowen (2001) used a similar combustion apparatus to the present authors also based in the principle of the Wilson cloud chamber and similarly produced monodisperse droplet clouds of ethanol in the transition range from 5 to 15 [micro]m where laminar burning velocity enhancement may occur.
The bomb was modified by Atzler and Lawes [11] to produce aerosol mixtures based on the Wilson cloud chamber technique [15].
This Wilson cloud chamber effect is often noted in glass bell jar systems.
Your own ten-year old may take a peek into his future in the murky ball of a midget Wilson cloud chamber, while you borrow his Geiger counter to go prospecting for Uranium," the magazine said.
But the art in the exhibition often reaches like this too: words pale in Richter's Atlas, in Broodthaers' Museum, and in Ecke Bonk and Richard Hamilton's typosophic theatre with its luminous Wilson Cloud chamber.