high-pressure cloud chamber

high-pressure cloud chamber

[′hī ¦presh·ər ′klau̇d ‚chām·bər]
(nucleonics)
A cloud chamber in which the gas is maintained at high pressure to reduce the range of high-energy particles and thereby increase the probability of observing events.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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