Monopole ’83 pp 367-382 | Cite as

The Physics of Monopole Detection

  • Barry C. Barish
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 111)


In this review, I discuss the techniques and challenges involved in the detection of Grand Unified Monopoles. The only positive evidence remains the original candidate of Cahrera1 from an induction experiment in a superconducting loop. Further work with both induction and non-induction techniques is being vigorously pursued. The main ideas in these experiments are reviewed with emphasis on prospects for future large scale detectors.


Proton Decay Magnetic Monopole Ionization Loss Flux Limit Grand Unification 
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  • Barry C. Barish
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  1. 1.Physics DepartmentCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadenaUSA

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