The Soudan Mine Experiment: A Dense Detector for Baryon Decay

  • Marvin L. Marshak
Part of the Lie Groups: History, Frontiers and Applications book series (LGR, volume 11)


We describe the progress to date on construction of a baryon decay detector in the Soudan Mine in northeastern Minnesota. This first phase of this detector has a mass of 40 tons (3 × 1031 nucleons) of taconite concrete and steel ionization tubes. The first operation of this detector is scheduled for Summer, 1980.


Electromagnetic Shower Nucleon Decay Baryon Decay Dense Detector Water Water Water 
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© Robert Hermann 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marvin L. Marshak
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  1. 1.School of PhysicsUniversity of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA

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