The Physics of Synchrotron Radiation (Cambridge Monographs on Particle Physics, Nuclear Physics and Cosmology)

The Physics of Synchrotron Radiation (Cambridge Monographs on Particle Physics, Nuclear Physics and Cosmology)

by Albert Hofmann
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521308267

ISBN-13: 9780521308267

Pub. Date: 12/31/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Synchrotron radiation is an important research tool for many areas of particle physics. This book explains the underlying physics which determines radiation properties, presenting these properties in easily applicable equations and figures. It describes the general radiation and its interaction with electrons and is a valuable reference for scientists in the field.

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Synchrotron radiation is an important research tool for many areas of particle physics. This book explains the underlying physics which determines radiation properties, presenting these properties in easily applicable equations and figures. It describes the general radiation and its interaction with electrons and is a valuable reference for scientists in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521308267
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/31/2003
Series:
Cambridge Monographs on Particle Physics, Nuclear Physics and Cosmology Series , #20
Pages:
323
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.98(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; Notation; Part I. Introduction: 1. A qualitative treatment of synchrotron radiation; 2. Fields of a moving charge; 3. The emitted radiation field and power; Part II. Synchrotron Radiation: 4. Synchrotron radiation: basic physics; 5. Synchrotron radiation: properties; Part III. Undulator Radiation: 6. A qualitative treatment; 7. The plane weak undulator; 8. The plane strong undulator; 9. The helical undulator; 10. Wiggler magnets; 11. Weak magnets - a generalized weak undulator; Part IV. Applications: 12. Optics of SR - imaging; 13. Electron-storage rings; 14. Effects of radiation on the electron beam; 15. Radiation emitted by many particles; Appendix A: Airy functions; Appendix B: Bessel functions; Appendix C: developments of strong-undulator radiation; References; Index.

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