Elementary Particles - Accelerators and Colliders

Elementary Particles - Accelerators and Colliders


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Elementary Particles - Accelerators and Colliders by Ugo Amaldi, Norbert Angert, Klaus Bethge, Frederick Bordry

After a historical consideration of the types and evolution of accelerators the physics of particle beams is provided in detail. Topics dealt with comprise linear and nonlinear beam dynamics, collective phenomena in beams, and interactions of beams with the surroundings. The design and principles of synchrotrons, circular and linear colliders, and of linear accelerators are discussed next. Also technological aspects of accelerators (magnets, RF cavities, cryogenics, power supply, vacuum, beam instrumentation, injection and extraction) are reviewed, as well as accelerator operation (parameter control, beam feedback system, orbit correction, luminosity optimization). After introducing the largest accelerators and colliders of their times the application of accelerators and storage rings in industry, medicine, basic science, and energy research is discussed, including also synchrotron radiation sources and spallation sources. Finally, cosmic accelerators and an outlook for the future are given.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642230523
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 03/14/2013
Series: Landolt-Bornstein: Numerical Data and Functional Relationships in Science and Technology - New Series , #21
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 642
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 10.63(h) x 0.07(d)

Table of Contents

Accelarators, Colliders and Their Application.- Beam Dynamics.- Non-Linear Dynamics in Accelerators.- Impedance and Collective Effects.- Interactions of Beams With Surroundings.- Design and Princples of Synchrotrons and Circular Colliders.- Design and Principles of Linear Accelerators and Colliders.- Accelerator Technology.- Accelerator Operations.- The Largest Accelerators and Colliders of Their Time.- Application of Accelerators and Storage Rings.- Outlook for the Future.- Cosmic Particle Accelerators.

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