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Monopole ’83 pp 403-407 | Cite as

A Study of Acoustic Detectability of Magnetic Monopoles

  • Gang Liu
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 111)

Abstract

This is an analysis of thermoacoustic detectability of magnetic monopoles. Thermodynamical arguments make the thermal noise calculation much simpler. The result shows that our prototype detector is far from being able to detect magnetic monopoles. The possibility of improvements made by focusing techniques is discussed.

Keywords

Noise Source Thermal Noise Noise Calculation Black Body Radiation Magnetic Monopole 
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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gang Liu
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadenaUSA

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