An Introduction to the Physics of Particle Accelerators (2nd Revised edition)

An Introduction to the Physics of Particle Accelerators (2nd Revised edition)

By: William W. MacKay (author), Mario Conte (author)Hardback

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This book provides a concise and coherent introduction to the physics of particle accelerators, with attention being paid to the design of an accelerator for use as an experimental tool. In the second edition, new chapters on spin dynamics of polarized beams as well as instrumentation and measurements are included, with a discussion of frequency spectra and Schottky signals. The additional material also covers quadratic Lie groups and integration highlighting new techniques using Cayley transforms, detailed estimation of collider luminosities, and new problems.

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Introduction; Equations of Motion for Weak Focusing; Mechanics of Trajectories; Optical Elements with Static Magnetic Fields; Strong Focusing; Lattice Exercises; Synchrotron Oscillations; Synchrotron Radiation; RF Linear Accelerators; Resonances; Space-Charge Effects; How to Baffle Liouville; Spin Dynamics; Topics in Instrumentation and Beam Measurements.

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/03/2008
  • ISBN13: 9789812779601
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 392
  • ID: 9789812779601
  • weight: 635
  • ISBN10: 9812779604
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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