Session X2: Working with Luis Alvarez (1911-1988)

10:45 AM–12:33 PM, Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Room: Grand BCD

Sponsoring Unit: FHP
Chair: Stanley Wojcicki, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Abstract ID: BAPS.2011.APR.X2.2

Abstract: X2.00002 : Working With Luie on Bubble Chambers

11:21 AM–11:57 AM

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  Arthur Rosenfeld

To process annually each million stereo photographs of bubble chamber tracks required a complex automated system of scanning, event recognition, track-following and measurement, event reconstruction, hunting for ``resonances'' and new particles, all the way to filling out the annual ``Rosenfeld Tables'' of sub-nuclear particles.

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