Bulletin of the Lebedev Physics Institute

, Volume 38, Issue 12, pp 354–359 | Cite as

Vavilov-Cherenkov radiation from a model cascade developing near the lunar surface

  • G. A. GusevEmail author


The model problem of Vavilov-Cherenkov radiation emergence from lunar regolith into vacuum under LORD experimental conditions is considered. The boundary problem on radiation emergence into vacuum is solved numerically in the given field approximation (Kirchhoff approximation) from the cascade near the boundary (near-field region of the radiation source). The results are of great importance to interpret future experimental data.


Vavilov-Cherenkov radiation boundary problem near-field region Fraunhofer wave zone directional pattern 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Lebedev Physical InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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