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Cherenkov radiation spectrum

Abstract

A new method is proposed for the construction of the theoretical Cherenkov spectrum. The expression representing the spectral energy distribution has the same form as the classical Frank-Tamm formula, but the square of the index of refraction is replaced by the real part of a dielectric function, which we interpret as a function characteristic of the polarized medium in the immediate vicinity of the passing charged particle.

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Fülöp, L., Biró, T. Cherenkov radiation spectrum. Int J Theor Phys 31, 61–74 (1992). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00674341

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Keywords

  • Radiation
  • Field Theory
  • Elementary Particle
  • Quantum Field Theory
  • Refraction