Charpak-Massonet current distribution system

Charpak-Massonet current distribution system

[¦chär‚päk ‚mas·ō′nā ′kər·ənt dis·trə′byü·shən ‚sis·təm]
(particle physics)
An electronic data readout method used in spark chambers to locate a single spark, as determined by observing how the spark current divides between the two available paths to the ground.
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