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bubble chamber

Syllabification: bub·ble cham·ber

Definition of bubble chamber in English:

noun

Physics
An apparatus designed to make the tracks of ionizing particles visible as a row of bubbles in a liquid.
Example sentences
  • The photo above shows the tracks left in a bubble chamber by tiny electrically charged subatomic particles as they travel through a special fluid that makes bubbles in the presence of electric charge.
  • For example, a bubble chamber contains a liquid gas, such as liquid hydrogen.
  • He won the Nobel Prize in 1968 for the development of the hydrogen bubble chamber and the discovery of new resonance states.

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