Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

Joaquín Catalá i l'origen de la investigació experimental en física nuclear i de partícules a Espanya

Agustín Ceba Herrero


Experimental nuclear and particle physics was initiated in Spain in 1950
by the physicist Joaquín Catalá. In a stay in Bristol in 1949-1950 Catalá learned the
technique of photographic emulsions in Cecil Powells laboratory. In few years Catalá
succeeded in creating a stable group, links were established with the most important
laboratories and many scientific papers were produced.

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