Instruments and methods of investigation

Muon radiography method for fundamental and applied research

 a,  a,  b, c,  a,  d,  a,  a,  e,  c,  a,  a, d, f,  c,  a,  a, g,  a,  a
a Lebedev Physical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky prosp. 53, Moscow, 119991, Russian Federation
b M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Vorobevy Gory, Moscow, 119991, Russian Federation
c Skobeltsyn Institute of Nuclear Physics, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Vorobevy Gory, Moscow, 119899, Russian Federation
d National Research Nuclear University ‘MEPhI’, Kashirskoe shosse 31, Moscow, 115409, Russian Federation
e Geophysical Survey, Russian Academy of Sciences, prosp. Lenina 189, Obninsk, 249035, Russian Federation
f National University of Science and Technology "MISIS", Leninskii prosp. 4, Moscow, 119049, Russian Federation
g Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Italy

This paper focuses on the basic principles of the muon radiography method, reviews the major muon radiography experiments, and presents the first results in Russia obtained by the authors with this method on the basis of emulsion track detectors.

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Keywords: muon radiography, nuclear photoemulsion, image recognition, track detectors
PACS: 07.05.Fb, 07.05.Hd, 07.05.Kf, 29.40.-h (all)
DOI: 10.3367/UFNe.2017.07.038188
Citation: Aleksandrov A B, Vladymyrov M S, Galkin V I, Goncharova L A, Grachev V M, Vasina S G, Konovalova N S, Malovichko A A, Managadze A K, Okat’eva N M, Polukhina N G, Roganova T M, Starkov N I, Tioukov V E, Chernyavsky M M, Shchedrina T V "Muon radiography method for fundamental and applied research" Phys. Usp. 60 1277–1293 (2017)
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Received: 21st, March 2017, revised: 27th, July 2017, 19th, July 2017

Оригинал: Александров А Б, Владимиров М С, Галкин В И, Гончарова Л А, Грачёв В М, Васина С Г, Коновалова Н С, Маловичко А А, Манагадзе А К, Окатьева Н М, Полухина Н Г, Роганова Т М, Старков Н И, Тюков В Э, Чернявский М М, Щедрина Т В «Метод мюонной радиографии для фундаментальных и прикладных исследований» УФН 187 1375–1392 (2017); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.2017.07.038188

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