hydrogen bubble chamber, 10 cm, made at Imperial College, London in 1957 .
This bubble chamber, built for Imperial College in London, was used to study atomic particles. It contained liquid hydrogen at low temperature and high pressure. The pressure was released as particles passed through the chamber. The chamber's liquid hydrogen would then boil on trails of charged atoms left by the particles, which could then be photographed and analysed.
- Nuclear Physics
- Object Number:
- bubble chambers
- Imperial College of Science & Technology
- Permanent collection
Cite this page
We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.
Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero
Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence
Download catalogue entry as json
Download manifest IIIF