Detectors for Particle Radiation

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Perlmutter heads the international Supernova Cosmology Project, which pioneered the methods used to discover the accelerating expansion of the universe, and he has been a leader in studies to determine the nature of dark energy. Particle acceleration models, neutrino production and energy loss mechanisms, supernovae, and neutron star production. (Offered in alternate years.) Selection of advanced topics in solid-state physics; material covered may vary from year to year.

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Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 2 edition (January 28, 1999)

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