Timeline of particle physics technology


Timeline of particle physics technology

Timeline of particle physics technology

* 1896 - Charles Wilson discovers that energetic particles produce droplet tracks in supersaturated gases
* 1908 - Hans Geiger and Ernest Rutherford invent the Geiger counter
* 1911 - Charles Wilson finishes a sophisticated cloud chamber
* 1934 - Ernest Lawrence and Stan Livingston invent the cyclotron
* 1945 - Edwin McMillan devises a synchrotron
* 1952 - Donald Glaser develops the bubble chamber
* 1968 - Georges Charpak and Roger Bouclier build the first multiwire proportional mode particle detection chamber


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