Handbook of Accelerator Physics and Engineering by Alexander Wu Chao,Karl Hubert Mess,Maury Tigner et al,Maury

By Alexander Wu Chao,Karl Hubert Mess,Maury Tigner et al,Maury Tigner,Frank Zimmermann

Edited via the world over famous gurus within the box, this accelerated and up-to-date re-creation of the bestselling instruction manual, containing greater than a hundred new articles, is geared toward the layout and operation of contemporary particle accelerators. it really is meant as a vade mecum for pro engineers and physicists engaged in those matters. With a set of greater than 2000 equations, three hundred illustrations and 500 graphs and tables, right here one will locate, as well as the typical formulae of prior compilations, hard-to-find, really good formulae, recipes and fabric facts pooled from the lifetime adventure of a number of the world's so much capable practitioners of the artwork and technological know-how of accelerators.

The 8 chapters contain either theoretical and useful concerns in addition to an in depth word list of accelerator varieties. Chapters on beam dynamics and electromagnetic and nuclear interactions take care of linear and nonlinear unmarried particle and collective results together with spin movement, beam-environment, beam-beam, beam-electron, beam-ion and intrabeam interactions. The impedance idea and comparable calculations are handled at size as are the instabilities linked to many of the interactions pointed out. A bankruptcy on operational issues comprises discussions at the overview and correction of orbit and optics blunders, real-time feedbacks, iteration of brief photon pulses, bunch compression, tuning of ordinary and superconducting linacs, strength restoration linacs, unfastened electron lasers, cooling, space-charge reimbursement, brightness of sunshine assets, collider luminosity optimization and collision schemes. Chapters on mechanical and electric issues current fabric information and demanding elements of part layout together with warmth move and refrigeration. structures for particle assets, suggestions structures, confinement and acceleration (both common engaging in and superconducting) obtain specific therapy in a subsystems bankruptcy, beam dimension innovations and gear being handled therein to boot. The last bankruptcy provides facts and techniques for radiation safety computations in addition to a lot information on radiation harm to numerous fabrics and devices.

A distinctive identify and topic index is equipped including trustworthy references to the literature the place the main designated info to be had on all topics taken care of could be found.


  • Introduction
  • Beam Dynamics
  • Electromagnetic and Nuclear Interactions
  • Operational Considerations
  • Mechanical Considerations
  • Electrical Considerations
  • Subsystems
  • Radiation results and Protection

Readership: Physicists, engineers and practitioners in accelerator science.

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