Measurement and Control of Charged Particle Beams

by Michiko G. Minty, Frank Zimmermann

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Book Description

This advanced textbook and reference is the first comprehensive and systematic review of all methods used for the measurement, correction, and control of the beam dynamics of modern particle accelerators. Based on material presented in several lectures at the US Particle Accelerator School, the text is intended for graduate students starting research or work in the field of beam physics. Relativistic beams in linear accelerators and storage rings provide the focus. After a review of linear optics, the text addresses basic and advanced techniques for beam control, plus a variety of methods for the manipulation of particle-beam properties. In each case, specific procedures are illustrated by examples from operational accelerators, e.g., CERN, DESY, SLAC, KEK, LBNL, and FNAL. The book also treats special topics such as injection and extraction methods, beam cooling, spin transport, and polarization. Problems and solutions enhance the book's usefulness in graduate courses.

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Book Details

Subject
Science and Mathematics
Publisher
Springer
Published
2003
Pages
376
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783642079146
ISBN10
3642079148
ISBN13 Digital
9783662085813
ISBN10 Digital
366208581X
PDF Size
19.7 MB
License
CC BY

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