Monopole ’83 pp 637-662 | Cite as

Conference Highlights and Summation — Experimental

  • Giorgio Giacomelli
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 111)


The experimental results presented at the “Monopole ’83” workshop are reviewed and discussed.


Neutron Star Magnetic Charge Proton Decay Grand Unify Theory Magnetic Monopole 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giorgio Giacomelli
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.CERNGenevaSwitzerland
  2. 2.University of BolognaINFN, Sezione di BolognaBolognaItaly

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