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nuclear emulsion

noun, Physics.
1.
a photographic emulsion in the form of a thick block, used to record the tracks of elementary particles.
Origin of nuclear emulsion
1945-1950
1945-50
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  • Each also incorporated a pair of nuclear emulsion track detectors to record the tracks of each charged particle.

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