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Heaviside–Mallet Radiation?

Naturevolume 247page401 (1974) | Download Citation

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FOR those who have worked on Čerenkov radiation it is of great interest to read that Kaiser1 has unearthed a prediction of the effect by Heaviside that predates Čerenkov's early work by 46 years, and it is remarkable that apparently, this has not been pointed out before.

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