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Particle Detectors / Edition 2

Particle Detectors / Edition 2

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ISBN-13: 9780521840064
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 04/01/2008
Series: Cambridge Monographs on Particle Physics, Nuclear Physics and Cosmology Series , #26
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 676
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the first edition; Preface to the second edition; Introduction; 1. Interactions of particles and radiation with matter; 2. Characteristic properties of detectors; 3. Units of radiation measurements and radiation sources; 4. Accelerators; 5. Main physical phenomena used for particle detection and basic counter types; 6. Historical track detectors; 7. Track detectors; 8. Calorimetry; 9. Particle identification; 10. Neutrino detectors; 11. Momentum measurement and muon detection; 12. Ageing and radiation effects; 13. Example of a general-purpose detector: Belle; 14. Electronics; 15. Data analysis; 16. Applications of particle detectors outside particle physics; 17. Glossary; 18. Solutions; 19. Resumé; Appendixes; Index.

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