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Brookhaven National Laboratory
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Electricity and Modern Physics
1959 - 1960
- Physical Description:
Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Documentary materials relating to the construction and operation of the 80-inch hydrogen bubble chamber at Brookhaven National Laboratory: a 16mm film of the construction of the bubble chamber; 6 reels of audiotapes from the operation of the bubble chamber, 8 rolls of 70mm film of particle tracks; 3 rolls of 35mm film of particle tracks; a log book of the bubble chamber, recording the discovery of the Omega-minus particle; an operations manual for the chamber; and a "user package" for the chamber. Some of the film records the discovery of the Omega-minus particle.
1 series. Unarranged.
Collection is unprocessed.
The bubble chamber itself is in the Division of Medicine and Science. See Accession No. 1978.2309.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Brookhaven National Laboratory, through Bernard J. McAlary, December 15, 1994.
- See "80-inch Bubble Chamber" by Brookhaven National Laboratory, http://www.bnl.gov/bnlweb/history/80_inch.asp.
Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Brookhaven National Laboratory Bubble Chamber Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collected by the Division of Electricity and Modern Physics, NMAH, transferred to the Archives Center December 12, 1994.
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012