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Forum: Processes Involving Optical Photons
Re: Question strange invoke of scintillation process (Athreya Shankar)
Date: 01 Feb, 2012
From: Gumplinger Peter <Gumplinger Peter>

Hi Athreya,

> Yet, the scintillation process is invoked, and photons are generated.

How are you so sure that it is the scintillation process causing the generation of optical photons? I would rather suggest that the symptoms you describe perfectly fit the hypothesis that these are Cherenkov photons.

Cheers, Peter

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