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a chamber in which particles can be made visible

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Particle detectors placed underneath this matter can measure the muons' trajectories and quantity, providing information on the penetrated objects.
The MPD is a compact and highly robust metal particle detector.
CMS collaboration scientists, the heaviest portion of the Compact Muon Solenoid particle detector has made the journey into its experimental cavern 100 meters underground into the Large Hadron Collider accelerator at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland.
Engineers from the National Institute of Physics in Padua (INFN), Italy who are working on the 1 billion [pounds sterling] project, have specified the use of Araldite 2011 epoxy engineering adhesive to construct key parts of a 125,000 tonne Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) particle detector.
This particular zone, known as the "B-Factory," is a 1,200 ton particle detector used in scientific experiments studying distinctions between the decays of sub-atomic B mesons and their anti-matter counterparts, which may in turn explain why the universe favored the existence of matter over anti-matter following the Big Bang.
The company, which owns the Worcestershire particle detector operation Malvern, reported a 41 per cent rise in profits for the first half- year to pounds 18.
In 2014, he won the Physics Slam with his presentation using claymation to show how different particles interact inside a liquid-argon particle detector, depicting them as multicolored monsters bumping into one another and creating electrons for the detector's sensors to pick up.
Even closer to Earth is another particle detector, the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer, that has lived aboard the International Space Station since 2011.
2billion) Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer particle detector to the station in April.
Parker Hannifin has developed an innovative particle detector, designed to increase the efficiency and cut the cost of maintenance, repair and overhall applications.
In addition to three other Russian instruments and a Ukrainian particle detector, Koronas-Foton includes a Polish full-solar-disk X-ray spectrophotometer and an Indian solar hard X-ray spectrometer.
THE world's largest particle detector is nearing completion following the construction of its 'endcap' at Liverpool's Department of Physics.