Encyclopedia of Nuclear Physics and its Applications (Encyclopedia of Applied Physics)

Encyclopedia of Nuclear Physics and its Applications (Encyclopedia of Applied Physics)

By: Reinhard Stock (editor)Hardback

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Description

This book fills the need for a coherent work combining carefully reviewed articles into a comprehensive overview accessible to research groups and lecturers. Next to fundamental physics, contributions on topical medical and material science issues are included.

About Author

Professor Reinhard Stock has worked for many years at the Nuclear Research Centre CERN in Geneva, where he performed research on the early universe's plasma state as derived from the results of collision experiments. In 1989 he was awarded the Leibniz Prize. Until his retirement he was professor at the High Energy and Particle Physics Department of the Goethe University of Frankfurt. He has authored more than 180 papers.

Contents

PART A: Fundamental Nuclear Research 1. Nuclear Structure 2. Nuclear Reactions 3. Electrostatic Accelerators 4. Linear Accelerators 5. Exotic Nuclear Beam Facilities 6. Superheavy Nuclei 7. Nuclear y-Spectroscopy and the y-Spheres 8. y-Optics and Nuclear Photonics 9. The Proton 10. Physics of the Neutron 11. Neutrino Astrophysics 12. Nuclear Astrophysics 13. Relativistic Nucleus-Nucleus Collisions PART B: Applied Nuclear Physics 14. Neutron Stars 15. Supernovae and their Nucleosythesis 16. Accelerator Mass Spectrometry and its Applications 17. Nuclear Medicine 18. Cancer Therapy with Ion Beams PART C: Nuclear Power 19. The Physics of Nuclear Power from Fission and Fusion 20. Fundamentals of Controlled Nuclear Fission and Essential Characteristics of Pressurized-Water Reactors 21. Generation IV Nuclear Reactors 22. Transmutation of High-Level Nuclear Waste by Means of Accelerator Driven System (ADS) 23. Fusion Energy by Magnetic Confinement 24. Heavy Ion Inertial Fusion

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9783527407422
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 796
  • ID: 9783527407422
  • weight: 1830
  • ISBN10: 3527407421

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