liquid-hydrogen bubble chamber

liquid-hydrogen bubble chamber

[′lik·wəd ¦hī·drə·jən ′bəb·əl ‚chām·bər]
(nucleonics)
A bubble chamber in which the active liquid is hydrogen; particularly useful in research on elementary particles produced in high-energy interactions, because the hydrogen provides a dense target of protons.
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The observation that ionizing particles don't generate bubbles in beer but produce them in copious quantities in a liquid-hydrogen bubble chamber isn't a complete surprise.

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