Chronology of Milestone Events in Particle Physics - CERENKOV 1934
Chronology of Milestone Events in Particle Physics

  Nobel prize to P. A. Cerenkov awarded in 1958. Co-winners I. M. Frank and I. E. Tamm "for the discovery and the interpretation of the Cerenkov effect''  


Cerenkov, P.A.;
Visible Emission of Clean Liquids by Action of Radiation
Doklady Akad. Nauk SSSR 2 (1934) 451;

Reprinted in
Selected Papers of Soviet Physicists, Usp. Fiz. Nauk 93 (1967) 385.
V sbornike: Pavel Alekseyevich Cherenkov: Chelovek i Otkrytie pod redaktsiej A. N. Gorbunova i E. P. Cherenkovoj, M.,"Nauka,'' 1999, s. 149-153.

In due course of investigations of luminescence invoked in uranil salt solutions by -rays we have found that all used purified liquids (20 liquids), when irradiated by -rays, produce a weak visible light. This phenomenon is not connected with contaminations, as experiments with liquids of different purity showed.

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Related references
More (later) information appears in
I. E. Tamm and I. M. Frank, Doklady Akad. Nauk SSSR 14 (1937) 107;
See also
S. I. Vavilov, Doklady Akad. Nauk SSSR 2 (1934) 457;
P. A. Cerenkov, Bull. l'Acad. Sci. l'URSS 7 (1933) 919;
?. Newcommer, Journ. Amer. Chem. Soc 42 (1920) 1997;

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First evidence for Vavilov- Cerenkov radiation.
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