Issues

 / 

2015

 / 

May

  

Conferences and symposia. 110th anniversary of the birth of P.A. Cherenkov


Cherenkov radiation as a serendipity phenomenon


Voronezh State University, Universitetskaya pl. 1, Voronezh, 394006, Russian Federation

A brief account is given of P.A. Cherenkov's Voronezh years, a period during which the future Nobel Laureate in Physics attended a school (in a near-Voronezh village of Novaya Chigla) and studied at Voronezh State University. The history of the serendipitous discovery of radiation which was to be named after him is described and its importance for modern science is discussed. Possible modern approaches are considered to explaining — without using the concept of "cold nuclear synthesis" — some other unexpected experimental results on the nonthermonuclear fusion of light nuclei stimulated by electron beams and by laser and gamma radiation.
110th anniversary of the birth of P.A. Cherenkov (Scientific session of the Physical Sciences Division of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 17 December 2014)

Fulltext is available at IOP
Keywords: Novaya Chigla, Voronezh State University, Cherenkov radiation, Nobel Prize, serendipitous discoveries, fusion reactions, neutronium
PACS: 01.60.+q, 01.65.+g, 25.60.Pj (all)
DOI: 10.3367/UFNe.0185.201505g.0507
URL: https://ufn.ru/en/articles/2015/5/f/
Citation: Kadmensky S G "Cherenkov radiation as a serendipity phenomenon" Phys. Usp. 58 472–479 (2015)
BibTexBibNote ® (generic)BibNote ® (RIS)MedlineRefWorks

Received: 1st, January 2015, 17th, December 2014

Оригинал: Кадменский С Г «Излучение Черенкова как феномен неожиданных открытий» УФН 185 507–514 (2015); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.0185.201505g.0507

P.A. Cherenkov and P.A. Cerenkov are authors of Physics-Uspekhi

References (15) Cited by (1) Similar articles (20) ↓

  1. A.F. Danilyuk, S.A. Kononov et alAerogel Cherenkov detectors in colliding beam experiments58 503–511 (2015)
  2. 120 anniversary of the birth of Academician D V Skobel’tsyn (Joint meeting of the scientific session of the Physical Sciences Division of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Research Councils of the P N Lebedev Physical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences and of the D V Skobel’tsyn Institute of Nuclear Physics of M V Lomonosov Moscow State University, 28 November 2012)56 401–422 (2013)
  3. The 100th anniversary of the birth of N E Alekseevskii (Scientific session of the Physical Sciences Division of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 23 May 2012)56 192–210 (2013)
  4. N.B. Brandt “The best years of my life56 192–198 (2013)
  5. I.N. Toptygin “The Petersburg period in the life and scientific work of D V Skobel’tsyn56 417–422 (2013)
  6. G.A. Mesyats “Academician D V Skobel’tsyn and LPI56 401–404 (2013)
  7. M.I. Panasyuk, E.A. Romanovskii “Academician D V Skobel’tsyn as the founder of the MSU school of nuclear physics56 406–411 (2013)
  8. V.A. Sadovnichy “Academician D V Skobel’tsyn and Moscow University56 404–406 (2013)
  9. E.P. Krasnoperov “At the origins of applied superconductivity56 202–204 (2013)
  10. Yu.V. Gulyaev “Opening address55 301–302 (2012)
  11. O.G. Ryazhskaya “Opening address54 181–182 (2011)
  12. V.A. Dergachev “S N Vernov and space physics. Apatity-Leningrad 1968-198354 202–210 (2011)
  13. V.I. Trukhin “S N Vernov centenary talk54 189–190 (2011)
  14. V.A. Matveev “A tribute to S N Vernov54 182–185 (2011)
  15. A.F. Andreev “Opening address53 843–844 (2010)
  16. 90th anniversary of the birth of A S Borovik-Romanov (Scientific session of the Physical Sciences Division of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 24 March 2010)53 843–858 (2010)
  17. G.A. Mesyats, B.M. Bolotovskii et alCommemoration of the centenary of the birth of Academician I M Frank (Scientific session of the Physical Sciences Division of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 22 October 2008)52 377–413 (2009)
  18. Yu.V. Gulyaev “Creative career of Vladimir Aleksandrovich Kotel’nikov (opening address)52 183–185 (2009)
  19. I.M. Khalatnikov “Nonaccidental coincidences (Lev Andreevich Artsimovich)52 1248–1249 (2009)
  20. V.P. Smirnov “Commemorating the 80th anniversary of the birth of Boris Borisovich Kadomtsev (opening address)52 723–724 (2009)

The list is formed automatically.

© 1918–2021 Uspekhi Fizicheskikh Nauk
Email: ufn@ufn.ru Editorial office contacts About the journal Terms and conditions