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written by Carl Rod Nave
This Hyperphysics webpage contains a short description of the Wilson cloud chamber and two photographs by Wilson himself of cloud chamber tracks. Links provides information about various methods of detecting radiation and also about the muon, an elementary particle that was first detected in a cloud chamber. The text on this page is written at a level of a student of introductory physics.
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Modern Physics
- Elementary Particles
- Nuclear Physics
= Particle Detectors
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Informal Education
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C. T. R. Wilson, Ionize, particle track, radiation detction
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