Liquid hydrogen bubble chamber.

Made:
1957
maker:
Imperial College London

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.

Details

Category:
Nuclear Physics
Object Number:
1961-31
type:
bubble chambers
credit:
Imperial College of Science & Technology
status:
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