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Vavilov-Cherenkov radiation: its discovery and application


Lebedev Physical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky prosp. 53, Moscow, 119991, Russian Federation

The history of the discovery of the Vavilov — Cherenkov effect is outlined. Several important applications of the effect are discussed.

Text can be downloaded in Russian. English translation is available on IOP Science.
PACS: 01.30.Bb, 01.65.+g, 29.40.Ka, 41.60.Bq (all)
DOI: 10.3367/UFNe.0179.200911c.1161
URL: https://ufn.ru/en/articles/2009/11/c/
Citation: Bolotovskii B M "Vavilov-Cherenkov radiation: its discovery and application" Phys. Usp. 52 1099–1110 (2009)
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