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Cherenkov, Pavel Line breaks: Pavel Che|ren|kov
Pronunciation: /tʃɪˈrɛŋkɒf/
(also Cerenkov)

Definition of Cherenkov, Pavel in English:

( 1904–90), Soviet physicist; full name Pavel Alekseevich Cherenkov. He investigated the effects of high-energy particles and shared the 1958 Nobel Prize for Physics for discovering the cause of blue light (now called Cerenkov radiation) emitted by radioactive substances underwater.

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