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Cherenkov

[chuh-reng-kawf, -kof, -ren-; Russian chyi-ryin-kawf] /tʃəˈrɛŋ kɔf, -kɒf, -ˈrɛn-; Russian tʃyɪ ryɪnˈkɔf/
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Pavel A [pah-vuh l;; Russian pah-vyil] /ˈpɑ vəl;; Russian ˈpɑ vyɪl/ (Show IPA), 1904–1990, Russian physicist: Nobel Prize 1958.
Also, Cerenkov.
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Cherenkov

/tʃɪˈrɛŋkɒf; Russian tʃɪˈrjenkəf/
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Pavel Alekseyevich (ˈpavɪl alɪkˈsjejɪvitʃ). 1904–90, Soviet physicist: noted for work on the effects produced by high-energy particles: shared Nobel prize for physics 1958
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